The Badajoz He has become one of the great protagonists of the Copa del Rey to the eliminate Eibar (3-1) in the New Nursery thanks to a night to remember in the lit city, while the Mirandés regained the glory of the ‘K.O’ competition. after take down the Celtic of Vigo in a very exciting extension.
The team led by Mehdi Nafti, who occupies the fourth position in Group IV of Second B, lived a historical night eliminating the Eibar In a very complete match. The first part gave a good part of the pass to the pacenses thanks to the goals of Kingsley Fobi and Álex Corredera, the latter from the penalty spot.
The set of José Luis Mendilibar reacted with another penalty before reaching rest. This time it was Charles who cut distances, but the Badajoz – carried away by his hobby – achieved the third in a corner midway through the second half. Pablo Vázquez touched the center and confused Joel. Thus, Badajoz will be one of the two Second B teams in the round of eighths after having eliminated Eibar, and Las Palmas and Amorebieta in the previous two rounds.
In Anduva, the Mirandés once again demonstrated his idyll with the Cup after defeating Celta de Vigo and sign one of the big surprises of this round. The ‘rojillos’, who were semifinalists eight years ago, took a match not suitable for cardiac for everything that happened in the time of extension. Iraola’s pupils will remain alive with two other ‘second’: Zaragoza and Tenerife.
The Castilian-Leonese team was ahead of half an hour with a penalty transformed by Matheus Aias. The Vigo team reacted late, but their response came a quarter of an hour to the end with a great goal from Pione Sisto. The left-hander slipped through the entire squad and led the game to extra time. There he went crazy with the red Rafinha and the penalty missed by Alvaro Rey.
Fate had given a new opportunity to a Mirandés who – playing with one more – had not taken the maximum penalty. However, they still had an extra ball with Antonio Sanchez’s goal five minutes to go. The victory stayed in Anduva and Celta became the fifth ‘First’ eliminated after Alavés, Getafe, Valladolid and Mallorca.
For its part, Leganés surpassed the tie against Ebro thanks to a goal by Jonathan Silva on the edge of the break (0-1). The Argentine defender took advantage of a rejection of Monforte, goalkeeper of the Zaragozans, to establish the final 0-1 after a volley by his compatriot Guido Carrillo, more protagonist after the departure of Youssef En-Nesyri.
The Danish Martin Braithwaite forgave several times in the second half to have extended the account of the pickles who already think of the Atlético de Madrid, his rival league this Sunday and where they will put all their strength to continue fighting for permanence. Aguirre made debut to the quarry Aymane.
Lightning wins on penalties
On the other hand, the Rayo Vallecano had to sweat the ticket for the round of 16 to eliminate Real Betis in the penalty shootout. Catena managed the 1-0 with a header to the second post, but the Andalusians woke up in time from the hand of Joaquin Sanchez. The veteran captain entered the field in the 70th minute and scored in 84 culminating a manual counter.
The Lightning, already without Embarba – recently transferred to Espanyol – suffered with the game of Betis and left more spaces to his rival. One of them, on the left-handed side, finished with Loren’s goal. An excellent maneuver of the canterano seemed to be definitive, but Andrés Martín changed the story two minutes from 120. In the tanda, Joaquín and Tello failed for the Sevillians.
Results of the round of 16
Thursday, January 23.
Ebro – Leganés 0-1.
Mirandés – Celtic 2-1.
Badajoz – Eibar 3-1.
Cultural Leonesa – Atlético de Madrid 2-1.
Wednesday, January 22.
Ibiza – FC Barcelona 1-2.
Elche – Athletic Club 1-1 (4-5, on penalties).
Tenerife – Real Valladolid 2-1.
Badalona – Pomegranate 1-3.
Girona – Villarreal 0-3.
Logroñés – Valencia 0-1.
Real society – RCD Espanyol 2-0.
Unionists – Real Madrid 1-3.
Tuesday January 21st.
Recreativo de Huelva – Osasuna 2-3.
Real Zaragoza – RCD Mallorca 3-1.
Sevilla FC – Levante 3-1.