Valencia 0-2 Barcelona (0-3 aggregate): 5 talking points

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Since 2014 Liverpool has sold both Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, with the latter now saying today that he left Anfield because he wanted to win major trophies.

With the summer transfer window fast approaching, another Reds star - Mohamed Salah - is being linked with an Anfield exit, with many reports claiming Real Madrid are keen on the Egypt worldwide.

'It's my first final and it's a special and important moment for me, but there are a lot of moments to play before the final'.

Despite scoring against Valencia on Thursday, Coutinho is still finding his feat at Barcelona after struggling in his first two La Liga games for the club.

"My first goal for Liverpool was also set up by [Suarez]", said Coutinho, recalling his first Premier League goal against Swansea City on February 17, 2013.

The introduction of Coutinho for Gomes and Paulinho for Iniesta saw Barcelona transition to a more fluid 4-3-3 type formation with Busquets, Paulinho and Ivan Rakitić manning the centre.

Enter Coutinho. The Brazilian playmaker is being eased into the side having just returned from a thigh injury, bur was sprung from the bench by Valverde as Barca went in search of that all-important away goal.

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"It's a very happy day", Coutinho told GOL after the match.

"They have made me very welcome from the start".

Suarez also set up the second goal, finding Rakitic for an easy shot from inside the area after a breakaway in the 82nd minute.

"I saw that the change was clearly needed", Valverde said in his postgame news conference.

Sevilla had already secured their passage after getting beyond Leganes, and president Jose Castro subsequently called for the final to be held at their Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

"Andre was helping us with strength but we needed more going forward and to do something with the domination we had".