FC Barcelona reach fifth final in seven seasons

FC Barcelona reach fifth final in seven seasons

Team punch ticket to last round of Spanish Cup after knocking out Villarreal 6-2 on aggregate

FC Barcelonahave qualified forthe final of theSpanish Cupafter beatingVillarreal in the semi-finals6-2 on aggregate,sending the Club to its fifthfinalin sevenseasons where they'll seek to win their 27thCupin team historyagainstAthleticClub Bilbao.

Two titles in four years

Thestreakbeganthe 2008/09 season whenthe playersliftedtheCupafter defeatingAthleticClubbya score of4-1at the Mestalla.Two years later in 2010/11 they lost the final in overtimeagainst RealMadrid.

The following seasonthe team led byPepGuardiolareclaimed the titleafter defeatingAthletic Bilbaoat the VicenteCalderon(3-0).The lastfinalBarcaplayed in was last year, when they fell2–1 to Real Madridat the Mestalla.

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