Levante 1-4 Barcelona: Tello hat trick gives Catalans commanding lead

Craig Turnbull
January 22, 2014
Levante 1-4 Barcelona: Tello hat trick gives Catalans commanding lead

Barcelona came from behind to thump Levante and put itself firmly in control of the Copa del Rey quarterfinal tie.

After a sluggish start, and falling a goal behind courtesy of Nabil El Zhar's effort which once again exposed the Barca's defensive frailties, the visitors turned on the style.

Cristian Tello scored a hattrick, and although Messi did not get on the scoresheet in his 400th appearance for the club, he would have been more than delighted with the three assists he laid on for the Spaniard.

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