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Young Barcelona upstage Hospitalet 10-0 on aggregate

Pep Guardiola showed Hospitalet no mercy as the Barcelona coach fielded a full-strength side that demolished the third-tier team 9-0 to reach the last 16 of the Copa del Rey on Thursday.

While Lionel Messi was missing from the Club World Cup champions’ starting lineup, the Argentina forward’s absence made little difference as Barcelona raced into a 5-0 lead by halftime before netting four more goals after the break to win 10-0 on aggregate.

Guardiola left nothing to chance after four topflight clubs were eliminated in the fourth round on Wednesday.

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