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Barca, denied a penalty, lost the first-leg of their Copa del Rey tie 1-0 to an 88th minute Oscar Melendo victor.

Barca, who lost for the first time this season against Espanyol - face Real Betis at the weekend.

Espanyol's academy graduate Oscar Melendo crashed in the only goal of the game in the88th minute after Messi had his spot-kick turned away by former Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez earlier in the second half.

Role of the Camp Nou support in the return: "It's the cup, and we hope they help us".

"It can't affect us, it's just another game".

"We knew this day would come", Busquets said.

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"It's not up to me to take action on these matters, but we hope the same things don't happen at Camp Nou", the defender added when asked about the incidents.

"We tried to delay it as much as possible but it couldn't be today". With 121 goals in his first 147 matches, helping his side to two league titles, a Champions League trophy and three King's Cups, among other silverware, everything Suarez touched turn to gold, until this season.

And Valverde believes their poor decisions in front of goal contributed to the defeat, while he also feels the penalty miss reinvigorated Espanyol and their supporters.

"As well, they will try to take advantage of playing at home". Barcelona had Suarez on the bench and Denis Suarez with Aleix Vidal on either side of Messi in the attack. Valverde went ahead with an unusual team selection.

"Rafinha is one more player that can help us", Valverde said.

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