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Watching Jordi Alba not watch Leo Messi's penalty only adds to the drama

Messi the matchwinner as Barca take a slender lead against Atletico.

IT’S ADVANTAGE BARCELONA after the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final.

Lionel Messi missed a late penalty — but scored the rebound — to give Barca a 1-0 win at home to Atletico Madrid.
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With just six minutes left and the game on the line, Jordi Alba couldn’t bring himself to watch.

His reaction says it all though.
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Elsewhere Villarreal beat Getafe 1-0 while Malaga and Athletic Bilbao drew 0-0.

Espanyol host Sevilla on Thursday night.

Spurs made to work but Townsend’s spot-kick eventually breaks down resilient Blades

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