Mar 29, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Estadi Cornellà-El Prat
Espanyol
0-1
Barcelona

Stuani (26'), Colotto (35'), Lopez (76'), Sanchez (87'), Lopez (90')
Casilla (84')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Messi (77' pen.)
Busquets (35')

Javi Lopez blasts referee

Espanyol midfielder Javi Lopez blasts referee Carlos Clos Gomez following Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Barcelona in La Liga.

Espanyol midfielder Javi Lopez has blasted referee Carlos Clos Gomez following his side's 1-0 defeat to Barcelona in La Liga on Saturday.

The Spanish official awarded the visitors a late penalty in the Catalan derby, which Lionel Messi dispatched to hand the champions all three points.

However, Lopez, who was adjudged to have handled inside his own penalty box, has criticised Gomez's involvement.

"Clos Gomez was the winner," Lopez told reporters. "The penalty was just bad luck. The ball bounced up and hit my hand. You can see how my lip is [from the tangle with Javier Mascherano] but he didn't call for a penalty.

"We can't look at what's in the past. We made things very uncomfortable for them. We never lost face and had two or three very clear chances."

Lopez was forced to finish the match between the sticks after goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was sent off in the latter stages.

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match against RCD Espanyol on March 29, 2014
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