23 December 2011

Osasuna will be Barça’s next rivals in the Cup

Barça will play Osasuna in the last 16 of the Spanish Cup, with the first leg at the Camp Nou on January 4th

The winner of the tie will play the quarter-finals against the winner of the Madrid - Malaga tie.


The draw for the Spanish Cup, held this Friday, has paired Barça with Osasuna in the last 16. The first leg will be at the Camp Nou, on January 4th, and the return leg a week later, in Osasuna.

The Barça representative at the draw said that: "Osasuna are very strong rivals. They're having a great season, and at home they're really hard to beat".

Indeed, Osasuna are one of the revelations of the season. They've ended the year 2011 in fifth place, and are unbeaten at home.

The winners of the tie between Barça and Osasuna will face the winners of the Madrid - Malaga tie, in the quarter-finals. This round will be held between 18th of January (1st leg) and 25th of January (return leg). (via FCBarcelona.cat)

1/8 final

1. Mirandés-Racing
2. Albacete-Athletic
3. Alcorcón-Levante
4. Córdoba-Espanyol
5. Real Sociedad-Mallorca
6. Valencia-Sevilla
7. Barcelona-Osasuna
8. Real Madrid-Málaga

1/4 final

A. Winner 4-Winner 1
B. Winner 8-Winner 7
C. Winner 6-Winner 3
D. Winner 2-Winner 5

Semifinales

Winner A-Winner D
Winner C-Winner B