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Neymar scores brilliant volley in Barcelona win over Espanyol - fan footage

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Neymar rounded off Barcelona's 4-1 win against Espanyol in the Copa del Rey this evening with an emphatic volley - and luckily one fan was on hand to capture the magic moment.

The Catalan club went 1-0 behind to their local rivals after Felipe Caicedo put the visitors ahead at the Nou Camp, only for Messi to equalise with a simple finish soon after. 

The Argentinian genius then fired home a superb free-kick on the stroke of half-time to give Barca the advantage, before Gerard Pique and finally Neymar all but ended the cup tie before the second leg next week.

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Neymar's goal was certainly the pick of the bunch - you can check it out in the video below which was filmed from the crowd at the Nou Camp - as Messi chipped the ball over the Espanyol back line for the Brazilian to slam home. 

The match was in stark contrast to the 0-0 played out by the two sides just days earlier in La Liga, with both Hernan Perez and Pape Diop seeing red before Neymar wrapped up the win with his fine goal.

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Barcelona remain favourites to retain the Copa del Rey crown they won last year as part of their historic treble, ahead of the second leg at the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat.

Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal both made their debuts six months after joining Barcelona following the conclusion of the Catalan club's transfer ban for signing under-age players.

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