Barcelona has been ousted from the Copa del Rey after a 4-2 defeat against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night. In an exhilarating quarter-final showdown, brothers Inaki and Nico Williams both found the net during extra time.
Gorka Guruzeta opened the scoring for the hosts with an early strike from a rebound within the first minute. Barca retaliated before halftime, securing two goals in a span of five minutes courtesy of Robert Lewandowski and Lamine Yamal.
Athletic staged a comeback, leveling the score in the 49th minute with a towering header from Oihan Sancet, ultimately clinching the victory in extra time.
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With this result, Athletic Bilbao advances to the semi-finals alongside Real Sociedad, Mallorca, and the winner of Thursday’s encounter between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla.