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Barcelona vs Deportivo Alaves, Live Score and Commentary, Copa del Rey Final 2016-17 - FCB v ALA

Barcelona 3-1 Alaves (Messi 30' Neymar 45' Alcacer 45+3' - Hernandez 33') FT
Updated: 28 May 2017 02:56 IST - Published: 27 May 2017 15:54 IST
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FT: Barcelona 3-1 Deportivo Alaves

BARCELONA ARE COPA DEL REY CHAMPIONS FOR THE THIRD TIME IN AS MANY SEASONS! LUIS ENRIQUE SIGNS OFF WITH HIS 9TH TROPHY AS BARCELONA MANAGER!
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90+2' Chants of Luis Enrique! Luis Enrique! ring out at the Calderon as Barcelona overplay with Messi, Neymar and Busquets involved.
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90' 3 minutes of stoppage time.
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88' Deyverson goes into the book for a stray elbow on Iniesta. That looked accidental, but Iniesta suffers the blow nonetheless.
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87' GREAT KEEPING! Romero looked to have run clear of the Barca defence chasing a long ball, but Cillessen is out swiftly to deny him with a clearing header, and is aided by Umtiti on the rebound.
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85' Alaves attempt to bring this game back to life with a cross from the right wing, but Kiko Femenia's effort is way overhit. Moments later, Romero hammers a wild drive well wide of goal.
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83' Aleix Vidal comes on to huge applause - his first appearance after his injury - to replace Ivan Rakitic.
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81' Romero's first meaningful contribution after coming on is to send a cross from the right wing out of play. Not the best introduction for the substitute, with Deyverson making his frustration clear.
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79' Theo Hernandez comes off to be replaced by Oscar Romero as Alaves make their final change.
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77' The Calderon is filled with chants of 'Messi! Messi!' as this hallowed stadium bids farewell with a stunning performance from arguably the best player to have played on its pitch. Fitting.
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75' Neymar goes down easily after a push in the back from Sobrino in the box. There are plenty of handbags as the Barca players surround the Alaves players, with Sobrino, Messi and Iniesta all involved and getting booked. 
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73'Alaves are unable to create a chance from the set-piece and Barcelona breathe a sigh of relief. Can they finish this game off with another goal?
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72' Theo Hernandez looks to have injured himself while earning a corner for Alaves. Barcelona are really under the cosh at the moments, as Theo gets a bit of treatment.
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71' GOOOAAA.... OFFSIDE! Manu Garcia is unbelieving as his pass to Deyverson finds the striker in an offside position, with the Alaves striker finishing past Cillessen into the net, only for the referee to rule out the goal for offside.
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70' CHANCE! Deyverson does well to glance the ball into the feet of Sobrino in the box, but his shot is poor, and the ball is cleared out for a corner. Moments later, Alaves send in the ball into the far post, with Deyverson's goal-bound shot saved by Cillessen.
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67' Messi rides about 4 challenges with another one of his determined runs down the left wing. Lucking for Alaves, Vigaray nicks the ball of Leo's toes and clears the ball.
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66' SHOT! Iniesta receives the ball with his back to goal in midfield, turns and hammers a drive from distance well over the bar. Will he sign off with a goal?
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63' A bit of a rare find this - Messi gives the ball away to Theo Hernandez, but then immediately charges the Alaves man down to win the ball back. The little Argentinian wizard is in the mood today, and Alavez are absolutely mesmerized.
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61' LUCKY!! Alba produces a terrible back pass and Sobrino nearly pounces, only for Cillessen to be alert and charge swiftly off his line to clear the ball.
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60' Ibai Gomez comes off to be replaced by Ruben Sobrino.
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59' Edgar Mendez comes off to be replaced by Victor Camaraso.
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58' CHANCE! Andre Gomez whips in a low cross from the right wing to Alcacer in the box, but the Barca striker blazes his effort over the bar while on the run.
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57' Andres Iniesta is caught by Edgar as the Barca man sets off on the counter, but the referee is a bit lenient and does not book the Alaves player.
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55' Almost! Marcos Llorente sends a brilliant diagonal out to Ibai Gomez on the left wing, and he responds with a pass with the outside of his boot to Deyverson lurking in the box, only for Pique to slide in and intercept.
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53' Iniesta is a bit late on Edgar Mendea as he slips in while sliding in. Alaves get a free kick from the right wing, with the ball into the box ending with Ibai Gomez sending a wild effort over the bar.