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Barcelona to face Bilbao in Copa del Rey quarters


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Madrid: The draw for the Copa del Rey quarter-finals, which took place here on Friday at the headquarters of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, resulted in a clash between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao in a repetition of the final of the last edition, eventually won by the Catalan giants.

The first leg between the two teams will be hosted by Bilbao at the San Mames Stadium, while Camp Nou will be hosting the second leg, reports Efe. Club Deportivo Mirandes, the only team competing from the Segunda Division, will be playing in the quarter-finals against Sevilla, while the first leg will be hosted at the latter’s Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.

First legs will be held next January 20, while the second legs will be played on January 27. The Copa del Rey quarter-finals draw is as follows: Valencia vs Las Palmas, Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona, Sevilla vs CD Mirandes, Celta Vigo vs Atletico Madrid.