Barcelona faces Celta in Copa del Rey, Madrid gets Numancia
ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 06, 2017 08:13 AM
FILE- FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, celebrates after scoring with his teammate Paulinho, center, and Denis Suarez during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona will face Celta Vigo in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey, and Real Madrid will play second-division club Numancia.
Barcelona, which has won the competition for the last three years, was held to a 2-2 draw by Celta in the Spanish league on Saturday at Camp Nou.
Tuesday's draw also paired Atletico Madrid with third-division club Lleida. Formentera, another third-tier club, will play last-year's losing finalist, Alaves.
The other pairings are: Cadiz vs. Sevilla; Leganes vs. Villarreal; Las Palmas vs. Valencia; and Espanyol vs. Levante.
The matches will be played during the first and second weeks of January.