Back to Copa del Rey, Barcelona re-encounters Athletic Bilbao for a decisive duel
Finally returning home, the FC Barcelona has the hard task of defeating the Athletic Bilbao to advance for the quarter finals. This Wednesday, at 18h15 (Brazilian time), Neymar Jr. and his teammates step into the Camp Nou for an important match in the last 16 of Copa del Rey.
After the 1-1 draw against Villarreal in La Liga, the Catalan team needs to keep its head up and leave the field as the victorious one from the second duel against the Athletic Bilbao. In the first round of the last 16, the azulgrana squad lost by 2-1 when they played in San Mamés and, soon after, Luis Enrique focused Barça’s whole squad A for the decisive match.
In his 16th game at Copa del Rey, Neymar Jr. will face the Athletic Bilbao for the ninth time in his career. With a good history of seven goals, two assistances, six victories and two defeats, the player needs to step into the pitch in his best shape to help his teammates and advance to the quarterfinals.