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Messi, Fabregas give Barca 4-0 win over Osasuna

01-05-2012 13:57 BJT

MADRID - Lionel Messi and Cesc Fabregas each scored twice as Barcelona thrilled the Nou Camp with a crushing 4-0 win over Osasuna in their King's Cup last-16 first leg on Wednesday.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring against against
Osasuna with Dani Alves during their Spanish Kings Cup
soccer match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona January 4, 2012.

The Spanish and European champions dominated their La Liga rivals from start to finish and the victory was made all the sweeter when talisman Messi came off the bench to add two goals to first-half strikes from former Arsenal captain Fabregas.

Barca had said earlier on Wednesday Messi would miss the game because of flu and fever but club doctors managed to subdue the illness sufficiently for the Argentine World Player of the Year to replace Pedro for the final half hour.


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