Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Spain

Roberto Lago © Action Images

Celta, Zaragoza through in King's Cup



Celta Vigo set up a King's Cup last-16 clash with Real Madrid when they overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit to eliminate second division Almeria 3-2 on aggregate after extra time on Thursday.

La Liga side Celta left it until two minutes into added time to level the tie at 2-2 before Enrique De Lucas scored in the 109th minute to send them through.

Real Zaragoza, the 2004 winners, held on with 10 men following the dismissal of forward Helder Postiga to knock out Granada on away goals after the tie ended 2-2.

Zaragoza won 1-0 at home in the first leg and a 2-1 win for Granada in the return match was not enough for the Andalucians, with Levante waiting in the next round.

Real Mallorca went through at the expense of Deportivo La Coruna, also on away goals, after the two rivals from La Liga drew the second leg 0-0 in Palma and 1-1 on aggregate.

Mallorca next meet 2010 winners Sevilla.

The format of the Cup means it is extremely difficult for teams from lower divisions to get the better of top-flight opponents as they typically have to play away in the second legs.

The only non-La Liga sides left in the competition are second division Las Palmas and Cordoba.

The line-up for the last 16 is:

Celta Vigo v Real Madrid

Osasuna v Valencia

Cordoba v Barcelona

Atletico Madrid v Getafe

Las Palmas v Real Betis

Levante v Real Zaragoza

Mallorca v Sevilla

Malaga will also play last season's runners-up Athletic Bilbao or third tier Eibar.

The first leg at Eibar finished 0-0 but the second leg was postponed due to a clash with Bilbao's Europa League match at Israeli side Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
German ref epitomised what refereeing is all about
I’m regularly asked what is required to be a top class referee in soccer. What are the basics, the...

Segun Odegbami
Barcelona on my mind
I guess every reader of this column knows by now that I am a fan of Barcelona.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Jose's feeling the heat
Many of my regular readers here will know I am neither a Jose Mourinho apologist nor a cult...

John Dykes
Make the call, ref!
Here’s an excerpt from an alternative, purely fictitious match report from Saturday’s Barclays...

Carol Radull
Arsenal, it's good to be third
I love making Manchester United supporters angry. And nowadays it’s so easy to do that.

Neil Tovey
Who scored in the transfer window?
The January transfer window is challenging as you are either getting players who are short of game...