Luis Suarez scored four objectives and Lionel Messi got a cap trap as Barcelona everything except wrapped up their Crushing so as to king’s Cup semi-last Valencia 7-0 in the principal leg at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.
Scarcely seven minutes had slipped by when Neymar stole the ball from a rushed Andre Gomes in midfield, hustled forward and went to Suarez who rifled a shot crosswise over objective past Matthew Ryan.
Barca went two up when Sergio Busquets sent a long ball down the right which Aleix Vidal pulled back for Suarez to impact past Ryan.
“Awesome result which puts us closer to the goal,” Suarez told Movistar. “There’d must be a disaster to not play the last.”
Valencia attempted to contain a Barca side with Neymar, Messi and Suarez making threat nearly voluntarily.
Gary Neville’s side once in a while got close goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen as Barcelona created one of their best exhibitions of the season with Andres Iniesta and Messi playing in their ninth King’s Cup semi-last in 10 seasons.
Messi scored the third after a slick backheel from Neymar.
On the stroke of halftime Barcelona were honored a punishment when Shkodran Mustafi cut Messi down and was sent off yet Neymar hit the post to leave the score 3-0 at the interim.
Russian Denis Cheryshev went ahead as a substitute for his Valencia make a big appearance just before Messi scored Barca’s fourth in the 59th moment, taking a backheel from Suarez and weaving past two guards.
Valencia had the ball in the net in the 69th moment after Cheryshev laid on for Rodrigo yet it was precluded for offside and Messi soon finished his cap trap.
“I couldn’t envision a presentation like this. I know it’s Barcelona yet we can’t give such a picture (of ourselves),” Cheryshev, on advance from Real Madrid, said. “Like this we won’t go anyplace.”
Suarez scored twice in the most recent seven minutes, a header from Adriano’s cross and a shot from Arda Turan’s square ball taking the Uruguayan’s count to nine objectives in five matches and 35 for the season.
The second leg, in which Barcelona can stand to rest driving players, ought to be an insignificant custom in Valencia next Wednesday.