Barcelona overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit to beat Levante four-2 and attain the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Two fortuitous Ousmane Dembele desires in the foremost half of keep Barca – cup winners in the previous four seasons – forward on aggregate on the Nou Camp.
Lionel Messi tucked in a third, his seventh impartial in 5 video games.
Nevertheless, Barca could presumably well presumably be thrown out of the rivals amid claims that they fielded an ineligible participant in the foremost leg.
Levante have mentioned they’ll hotel a complaint to the Spanish federation because Barca defender Juan Brandariz will deserve to had been serving a suspension after receiving a yellow card while playing for Barcelona’s B team in the Segunda B division.
Barcelona insist a switch in the foundations, made in November, intended the suspension doesn’t note to the Copa del Rey.
Genuine Madrid were expelled from the cup in 2015 for fielding Denis Cheryshev when he became as soon as an ineligible.
Barcelona were consistently up to the label of the second leg towards Levante despite going by the chance of their earliest Copa del Rey exit in 9 years.
Messi had a honest chance saved sooner than Barcelona took the lead when Erick Cabaco’s clearance hit Dembele’s shin and lobbed over Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez.
A minute later Fernandez inadvertently turned a chip from Dembele into his occupy decide up when diving to form a keep.
Within the 54th minute, Dembele crossed to Messi from the honest sooner than the Argentine shot into the backside corner.