Levante, Villarreal, and Betis progress to Copa del Rey quarter-finals

Levante, Villarreal, and Betis progress to Copa del Rey quarter-finals

There were three Copa del Rey games that took place across Spain this evening, with quite fascinating results from the six teams that fought for their place into the quarter-finals.

Levante sealed a 4-2 victory over Valladolid at José Zorrilla despite being down 1-0 by the 13th-minute goal shot by Toni Villa. Levante then equalized after 10 minutes by Enis Bardhi then Mickael Malsa then turned the tie on its head to put Levante leading by halftime.

Coke then handed Levante the third goal in the second half, while the hosts’ answered back with Shon Weissman in the 65th-minute. Jose Luis Morales then put the final nail in Valladolid’s coffin with a late penalty kick with 10 minutes left to play, thus their spot for the next round.

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Things were less eventful at Estadi Montilivi as Segunda side Girona lost 1-0 to Villarreal. Yeremi Pino scored the only goal of the game, breaking the deadlock in the 19th-minute.

Real Betis defeated last season’s finalists Real Sociedad 3-1 after extra-time to book their place, as both teams fielded strong sides and Real Sociedad’s Spain international Mikel Oyarzabal put the visitors ahead from the edge of the area after 13 minutes.

The visitors were down to 10 men after 47 minutes after Asier Illaramendi was sent off. Antonio Sanabria was also dismissed for Betis with 15 minutes left to play, but former Real Sociedad midfielder Sergio Canales forced extra-time with 11 minutes to go with a shot that went just inside the post.

Betis striker Borja Iglesias then assured his team’s place in the last eight with two goals in extra-time in the 95th-minute and 110th-minute.

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