27 January 2012

Valencia, Barça's rival in the semifinals

The team managed by Unai Emery easily beat Levante (0-3) and will face Barça in the next round. The away game will be at Mestalla on February 1st, the return leg will be at the Camp Nou a week later. Both matches will start at 21.00.

Valencia-Barça and Mirandés-Athletic Club are the semifinal match-ups of the King’s Cup. Barça now knows who they will face next will when Los Che brushed Levante aside (0-3). Tonight’s result, coupled with the away leg’s 4-1, comfortably see Unai Emery’s side through to the next round.

The away leg of the semifinal will be played in Mestalla on Wednesday, February 1st at 21.00, the return leg will be at the Camp Nou a week later.

Throughout the history of the competition, Valencia and Barça have played against each other 18 times, 7 of the ties went to Valencia and 11to Barça. However, the last time both the teams met in the Cup, Valencia saw Barça off in the semifinals of the Cup in the 2007/08 season. (via FCBarcelona.cat)