Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman said his team are trying to win the Copa del Rey as they attempt to overhaul LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid.
Barca came from behind to beat second-tier side Rayo Vallecano 2-1 in Wednesday’s last-16 showdown in the Copa del Rey.
Fran Garcia gave Vallecano a 63rd-minute lead before Lionel Messi equalised six minutes later and Frenkie de Jong completed Barca’s comeback 10 minutes from time midweek.
It has been a challenging season for Barca amid doubts over Messi’s future, the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and a struggle for form as the Spanish giants sit third and 10 points behind Atletico, while they also lost the Supercopa de Espana final.
But Koeman and Barca remain focused on the goal of silverware, with the Catalan club set to face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16.
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