Philippe Coutinho came in the game at the second half to make a quick impact as he scores the first goal of the game against Valencia.
He scores his first [goal for the La Liga giant just minutes after coming on against Valencia at the second half of the game.
And the 25-year-old made an instant impact, opening his Barcelona account in the 49th minute to give his side a 1-0 lead on the night, and a 2-0 advantage on aggregate
Luis Surez made the run that led to Coutinho’s goal. It was he’s fifth appearance for Barcelona as he came in just in time to make an impact to the game.
“It’s a very happy day,” Coutinho told GOL after the match. “I was looking for the goal in the first few games and today I got it and, most importantly, helped the team reach the final.
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“It’s a special moment. It’ll be a great game and a difficult one [against Sevilla]. We have time to prepare ourselves.
“It’s my first final and it’s a special and important moment for me, but there are a lot of moments to play before the final.”
The win moves Barca into the final for a record fifth time running.
Barcelona will take on Sevilla, who topped Leganes in the other semi-final, in the Copa del Rey final.