MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 18: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates scoring the opening goal from a penalty kick with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Manchester City and Barcelona at the Etihad Stadium on February 18, 2014 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

VIDEOS: Goals aplenty for “struggling” Barcelona

Barcelona has been struggling recently. I mean, if we’re being honest, Barcelona is still by far one of the ten best teams in the world. But in Barcelona terms, they’re struggling. There are constant reports about Lionel Messi leaving and the front office calling elections and firing the Director of Football.

Today, however, Barcelona had a field day in the first leg of the Copa del Rey Round of 16 against Elche. Barcelona won 5-0 and their version of the “Big Three” of Messi, Neymar and Suarez all scored. Along with Messi’s PK for Barcelona’s third goal, they were four of the best goals of the year. Yeah the year is only eight days old but they are some great goals. Here are the stunning goals in all their glory.

1-0 – Neymar

2-0 – Luis Suarez

3-0 – Lionel Messi

4-0 – Jordi Alba

5-0 – Neymar

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