Super Eagles star, Moses Simon was in action for the very first time in 2019 on Thursday night and it was against the dreaded Barcelona team.

While many would have been predicting a whitewash, Moses and his Levante teammates held their own; smiling away after 90 minutes.

The Nigerian star was quick to post of himself in action; highlighting that much more can be achieved as a team.

Levante shocked Barcelona with a thrilling performance to secure a 2-1 victory in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 clash.

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Philippe Coutinho was handed his first start in five games with Ousmane Dembele and Malcom starting alongside him in attack but Levante struck twice within the opening 20 minutes to take control of the contest.

The former Liverpool play-maker pulled one back from the penalty spot late on but Levante will go into the second leg of the tie with a deserved lead.

While Lionel Messi was rested by Barca, many believe it is not an excuse for the Catalan giants who are also the defending Copa del Rey champions.

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