- Cillessen suffers with FC Barcelona’s surprising defeat in the Copa del Rey
Cillessen suffers with FC Barcelona’s surprising defeat in the Copa del Rey
10 January 2019 21:25
Last update: 19 minutes ago
Update: 19 minutes ago
Jasper Cillessen last Thursday, with FC Barcelona a surprising defeat suffered in the eighth finals of the Copa del Rey. The Catalans went into the heenwedstrijd against Levante 2-1. Quincy Promes posted with Sevilla with a 1-3 victory at Athletic Bilbao.
Cillessen was as usual in cup games under the crossbar for Barcelona and had a dramatic early stages against Levante. The 46-fold Orange-international was already after three minutes passed by Erick Cabaco, that touch headed home from a free kick.
Less than fifteen minutes later, Levante, also on a 2-0-lead against Barcelona, that without a lot of fixed forces to the bekerduel was started. Borja Mayoral broke through on the right side and moved the ball beautifully in the far corner, just out of the reach of Cillessen.