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Neymar scored as Barcelona won their Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg against Athletic Bilbao in San Mames Stadium.

The defending champions were without the rested Lionel Messi and suspended Luis Suarez, but swept into a two-goal lead inside the first 25 minutes.

Munir el Haddadi turned home Ivan Rakitic’s cross, before Neymar tapped into an empty net.

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Aritz Aduriz narrowed the deficit late on, before next Wednesday’s second leg.

Elsewhere in the same competition, Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 at Celta Vigo.