Barcelona to meet Valencia in Copa del Rey semi-finals

BY foxsports • January 29, 2016

Holders Barcelona will meet Valencia in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey, with Sevilla taking on Celta Vigo in the other last-four tie.

The first legs will be played on February 3 and 4 at the Nou Camp and Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, respectively, with the return meetings a week later.

Barca eased into the last four earlier this week with a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao, which sealed a 5-2 aggregate win.

Celta stunned Atletico Madrid in Wednesday's other quarter-final with a 3-2 victory at the Vicente Calderon, following a goalless first leg.

Valencia - yet to win in seven Primera Division matches under coach Gary Neville - reached the semi-finals on Thursday thanks to a 1-0 win - 2-1 on aggregate - over Las Palmas.

And Sevilla cruised through thanks to a 3-0 win against second-tier Mirandes, which secured Unai Emery's side a 5-0 aggregate rout.