Barcelona Edge Espanyol, Reach Copa Del Rey Semis
Barca players celebrate a goal against Sociedad/goal.com

Barcelona beat Espanyol 2-0 on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the Copa Dey Rey, after losing the first leg 1-0.

Rivals Real Madrid on Wednesday lost 2-1 to Leganes even after holding a 1-0 victory in the first leg.

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Luis Suarez grabbed the first goal in the 9th minute before Argentina superstar Lionel Messi netted the second in the 25th minute to hand the Nou Camp outfit the victory.

Philippe Coutinho made his debut for Barcelona after his £142m move from Liverpool.

Barca are now in the running for the cup in addition to their healthy lead in the la Liga.