Ale Moreno is happy that Barcelona is finally playing with personality in a pretty stressful week in the tabloids (0:47)

After a dramatic 3-0 win in extra time against Sevilla in the second leg of the semi-finals on Wednesday, Barcelona reached the Copa del Rey final 3-2

After losing 2-0 in the first leg in Seville, Ronald Koeman’s men knew they had to score two goals without a reply to force extra time at Camp Nou and instead did one better to make the tie to win against the goals of Ousmane Dembele, Gerard Pique and Martin Braithwaite

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Barcelona declared their intention after just 12 minutes with a spectacular Dembele strike from outside the box, taking advantage of the Sevilla defenders turning away from him, the French international curled up and inexorably high and near the post / p>

The Blaugrana took the lead at halftime and would have had in 67 In the minute they almost made a draw when an incredible volley from Jordi Alba hit the crossbar and Sevilla goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik was well beaten

Despite continued pressure from Barca, Sevilla won a penalty five minutes later when Oscar Mingueza pushed against Lucas Ocampos to stop a counterattack.But Ocampos threw his lines off the spot, his shot easily devoured by Marc-Andre ter Stegen who went down to his right

Sevilla midfielder Fernando was shown a second yellow card in stoppage time for knocking Francisco Trincao down on the edge of the box Lionel Messi’s free kick was deflected off the wall for a corner and Pique headed dramatically from the resulting set piece Home to send the match into overtime

With a man advantage, Barcelona took control of the tie five minutes after the start of the first overtime when the substitute Braithwaite header splashed on the goal line after an Alba cross under Vaclik

Sevilla appeared to have yet another penalty a moment later when a ball passed into the penalty area appeared to touch the hand of Barca defender Clement Lenglet, but a VAR review ruled in Barca’s favor

Ale Moreno is delighted that Barcelona is finally playing with personality in a pretty stressful week on the tabloids

The result means that Barcelona will reach the final of the competition on Jan. April will play the winner between Athletic Bilbao and Levante The two challengers will start the second leg of their semi-finals on Thursday in the Ciutat de Valencia of Levante (Live on ESPN at 3:00 p.m. ET)

“I haven’t been so happy for a long time, it was a magical night,” said Alba

“It’s just a shame our fans weren’t there to see it. We played brilliantly and always believed we would get through but we couldn’t score a goal until the last minute I’m so proud on the team We still have a lot of things to improve, but if we fight the way we fought today, everything will be easier “

Barca won 2-0 in Seville on Saturday and finished second in the league Koeman said his team had every chance to change the tie

However, your preparations were overshadowed when former President Josep Maria Bartomeu was arrested on Monday and the club’s Camp Nou offices were raided in an investigation into allegations of inappropriate management and corporate corruption

The club will elect a new leader on Sunday and the three candidates Joan Laporta, Victor Font and Toni Freixa were all in the presidential field to see the comeback

Koeman described the night as his best since taking over the team last August and looking to win his first trophy as a Barca coach after many successes as a player under Johan Cruyff

“We had to play a full match and we did that. We continued until the last minute, we were a little lucky but we always believed in ourselves and we deserved the win”

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