Lionel Messi marks return with goal as Barcelona beat Rayo


Lionel Messi marked his return from suspension with a goal within the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as Barcelona survived a scare towards Rayo Vallecano to succeed in the quarter-finals. 
With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid already out, one other upset regarded on the playing cards when Fran Garcia gave Rayo a shock lead at Vallecas early within the second half.
But Messi tapped in Antoine Griezmann’s cross to equalise earlier than turning creator, sending Jordi Alba via, with Frenkie de Jong on the again put up to seal a 2-1 victory. 
Rayo sit fourth in Segunda, Spain’s second tier, after being relegated from the highest flight in 2019, with their followers and gamers at loggerheads with the membership’s president Raul Martin.
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