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FC Barcelona took the advantage in their Copa del Rey semifinal against Valencia with a 1-0 win at the Camp Nou in the first leg. A key factor in Barça keeping a vital clean sheet was Samuel Umtiti. The French defender put in a phenomenal showing and received plenty of plaudits for his performance.

Umtiti completed 53 passes in his 90 minutes on the pitch. He also recovered the ball seven times, and helped Barça to a unique record in this season's competition: They are still to concede a goal at home in the Copa del Rey.

Watch some of Umtiti's challenges, interceptions and passes from the game in this video.

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