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Valverde: Barca were determined to win Copa

Ernesto Valverde has said his Barcelona side were determined to win the Copa del Rey final, beating Sevilla 5-0 on Saturday evening. The La Liga leaders took less than quarter of an hour to open the scoring with a goal that was the definition of route one. Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen set Philippe Coutinho free with a long punt up field with the Brazilian squaring to Luis Suarez to tap Barcelona into the lead. Steven Nzonzi spurned a good chance when he fluffed his lines from Jesus Navas’ pass and the Andalucians…

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N’Zonzi apologises after post-Copa party

Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi has issued an apology to the club’s fans after partying following the defeat to Barcelona at the weekend. The La Liga leaders took less than quarter of an hour to open the scoring with a goal that was the definition of route one. Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen set Philippe Coutinho free with a long punt up field with the Brazilian squaring to Luis Suarez to tap Barcelona into the lead. Steven Nzonzi spurned a good chance when he fluffed his lines from Jesus Navas’ pass and the Andalucians…

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Vincenzo Montella offers apology to Sevilla fans after Copa defeat

Vincenzo Montella has offered an apology to Sevilla’s fans after his side were thumped by Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final. The La Liga leaders took less than quarter of an hour to open the scoring with a goal that was the definition of route one. Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen set Philippe Coutinho free with a long punt up field with the Brazilian squaring to Luis Suarez to tap Barcelona into the lead. Steven Nzonzi spurned a good chance when he fluffed his lines from Jesus Navas’ pass and the Andalucians…

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Copa del Rey Final – Sevilla 0-5 Barcelona: Catalans win cup in style

A five star performance from Barcelona saw the Camp Nou side make it four Copa del Rey titles in a row with a 5-0 win over Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano. The La Liga leaders took less than quarter of an hour to open the scoring with a goal that was the definition of route one. Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen set Philippe Coutinho free with a long punt up field with the Brazilian squaring to Luis Suarez to tap Barcelona into the lead. Sevilla had a good chance to equalise just…

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No broadcaster has acquired rights to Copa del Rey Final yet

With less than a month to go before the Copa del Rey final takes place, no broadcaster has the TV rights to show the game in Spain. This is because the CNMC  (National Comission of Markets and Competition) has deemed the tender for rights to the 2018 final and ‘Super Copa’ matches don’t adhere to regulations. The CNMC has requested that the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) re-launch the tender to “receive the offers in a transparent, competitive and a non-discriminatory way.” The CNMC published a press release on its…

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Copa del Rey final tickets set to be cheaper; Wanda chosen

With the finalists for this seasons Copa del Rey confirmed and now the Wanda Metropolitano confirmed as the stadium to host the final, the Spanish FA met on Sunday and it was proposed that prices for the final were to be made cheaper. This comes after not many fans came to the final last season at the Vincente Calderon as it saw Barcelona run out victors over Alaves. The idea for cheaper tickets this time round came from president Juan Luis Larrea as it came out that local fans last season…

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Valverde on Copa final, Pique and busy January

Ernesto Valverde has discussed his side’s win over Valencia on Thursday, which booked their fifth Copa del Rey final in a row. Luis Suarez’s close range header in the second half in the first leg at the Camp Nou last week gave Barca a slender advantage to take to Valencia but Los Che were by no means out of the tie. The best chance of the first half fell the way of Valencia when Rodrigo saw his header come crashing off the underside of the bar with Jasper Cillessen in…

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Coutinho delighted with first Barca goal

Philippe Coutinho has spoken of his delight after scoring his first Barcelona goal to seal their passage to the Copa del Rey final on Thursday evening. Luis Suarez’s close range header in the second half in the first leg at the Camp Nou last week gave Barca a slender advantage to take to Valencia but Los Che were by no means out of the tie. The best chance of the first half fell the way of Valencia when Rodrigo saw his header come crashing off the underside of the bar…

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Valencia 0-2 Barcelona (Agg 0-3): Barca make it five finals in a row

Barcelona will play Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano in the Copa del Rey final after their 2-0 win over Valencia at the Mestalla completed a 3-0 aggregate win in their semi final clash. Luis Suarez’s close range header in the second half in the first leg at the Camp Nou last week gave Barca a slender advantage to take to Valencia but Los Che were by no means out of the tie. The best chance of the first half fell the way of Valencia when Rodrigo saw his header come…

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