How To Watch Copa Del Rey Final Live: Barcelona are the champions of the 2020-21 Copa del Rey after crushing Athletic Bilbao 4-0 on Sunday.
Messi’s two goals came after Antoine Griezmann finally beat Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simón with the opener on the hour-mark.
Frenkie de Jong headed in a second goal in the 63rd before Messi dealt a double blow to put the result beyond any doubt by the 72nd.
“It’s very special to be captain of this team where I have spent my whole life and very special to be able to lift this cup,” Messi said.
Barac Copa History
Barcelona has won La Copa 30 times in its history, and will look to win its first since 2017-18. That would mark the sixth such championship since 2010-11. Athletic Bilbao, meanwhile, is looking to secure its 24th championship, but first since 1983-84. It has made the final five times since winning its last title, most recently in 2019-20. This will be its fourth finals appearance 2008-09.
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Barcelona has the historical advantage heading into this matchup, having beaten Athletic Bilbao 37 times out of 58 matches; the last matchup between these teams took place in La Liga earlier this year, ending in a 2-1 victory for Barcelona.
🏆 A trophy forged at 𝘓𝘢 𝘔𝘢𝘴𝘪𝘢 💙❤️ pic.twitter.com/EH77j9LwDK— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) April 17, 2021
Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona predicted XIs
Athletic Bilbao: Simon; De Marcos, Nunez, Martinez, Lekue; Berenguer, Vencedor, D Garcia, Muniain; R Garcia, Williams
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; De Jong, Pique, Lenglet; Dest, Busquets, Pedri, Alba; Griezmann, Leo Messi, Dembele
How to watch Copa del Rey final live streaming on TV?
There is no Copy del Rey final channel in India nor any official Athletic Club vs Barcelona live stream. The Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona live stream will start at 1:00 AM in India on Sunday, April 18.
Copa del Rey final live in UK – Premier Sports 1 (8:30 PM BST)
Copa del Rey final live in Spain – Telecinco Espana