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End of the surprises in the Copa del Rey? Only First Division teams in the quarter finals

Published:30/01/2020 - 14:16h

Updated:30/01/2020 - 14:16h

The new format of the Copa del Rey has been so successful, but its many surprises could end in the quarterfinals. The next round could be composed only of First Division teams

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The season 2019-20 has brought novelties to the Glass of Rey, that has bet by a format so rompedor like successful. The tournament of the 'KO' has opened his doors to the emotion and the intensity with eliminatory to only party home of the groups of lower category, a dynamics that will not break until the 'semis', the first crossing with gone and turn before a finalísima in a definite meeting by the title.

From his première, the competition has left joys and penalties, but especially has generated a lot of illusion and some that another surprise. In spite of the restrictions for the clubs of elite, that can not abuse of his canteranos in this type of commitments, the way to the trophy has been marked by eliminations sounded, that could finish just in the moment in which the battle puts hotter.

The quarter-finals could be the first compound round in his whole by teams of First Division after the goodbye of the majority of 'survivors' in the day intersemanal. Treintaidosavos And deciseisavos discovered to the first famous victims, but the eighth have fine-tuned the filter and the big have put the batteries. The warnings have been sufficient as to put all the meat in the asador.

Granada and Valencia deleted to the last Second B, and for this had to suffer. The Andalusians needed of the extention to undo of the Badajoz, and the valid champion had to expect to the penaltis to be able to breathe calm in front of the Cultural Leonese, that already had given the chime in front of the Athletic of Madrid. They were not the only that tightened the nuts to his rivals, since the majority sold expensive his skin.

Real Madrid, Athletic Club and Villarreal finish equally with the Second To, the whites with more clarity (0-4) in spite of the seriousness of the Real Saragossa. The 'yellow submarine' avoided in front of the Ray Vallecano the trip that it left sore to the Real Betis and the bilbaínos knew to resist to a party of crazy. Thrice it advanced a Tenerife with numerical superiority from the minute two, and thrice equalised him to finish in the penaltis. Besides, in a meeting of the same to the same, the Real Sociedad tieed up the pass in front of Osasuna in Anoeta.

Only it remains the Seville... And surprises of first

Between which have to do cost his favouritism, only remains the Seville, that will try to cancel to a Mirandés that looks for to touch the glory. The pupilos of Julen Lopetegui have showed very solid along the championship, and in the Municipal of Anduva want to go back to show that in spite of the suffering, know to move in dangerous stages and will be with the rest of candidates to raise the glass.

That the final phase was reserved only to the elite does not mean that the Glass of the King do not go to have surprises, since between groups of the same category also can do victorious and defeated. The FC Barcelona tries to recover his throne, and if it does not recover feelings in front of the Leganés in eighth, could see how goes back him to complicate a campaign with numerous altibajos.

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