Real Betis and Sevilla FC they will fight next weekend sibling duel to find the quarter-finals Copa del Rey. That Great Derby, which will be played in single match at the Benito Villamarín . stadium Saturday 15 or Sunday 16, it was one of those incredible duels that the eighth draw to be held this Friday in Ciudad del Fútbol Las Rozas (Madrid) next door Athletic-Barcelona, in the final reissue of the final held at La Cartuja in Seville, and Real Sociedad-Athletic.
Just a few minutes after learning about the cup match against the eternal rival, Real Betis Team Manager, Alexis Trujillo, judged the draw in his statement to the media of club Heliopolitan, who entered the last 16 of the ‘Knockout Tournament’ after being beaten by 0-3 against Real Valladolid with goals from Nabil Fekir, William Carvalho and Borja Iglesias. For its part, Sevilla FC beat Real Zaragoza 0-2 with a goal from Koundé and Rafa Mir having suffered in the previous two rounds against the Second RFEF team.
“All the balls are in the drums and a draw brings this draw. For us it’s important to play the game at home and we will wait when the time comes, but right now our minds are focused on another important meeting Sunday against Rayo Vallecano, what we want win after defeat against Celta at home, recreate ourselves and add three points,” he began by commenting.
“Evidently, The derby is a special game and in this city it’s more than that. In league duels (0-2 with goals from Acuña and Bellerín with own goals) Things did not go well for us and now the hype has prepared this game for us to face each other again. We will face it with the maximum intensity possible,” he added, before assessing that the duel will measure two teams that are experiencing moments of great performance: second in the standings, Lopetegui’s and Pellegrini’s third.
“Both teams are doing very well in the championship, living in the three competitions we are in. We all know the spectacular way this game is lived. Nobody likes to lose in a derby. We still have a thorn from the last derby in LaLiga and let’s see if we can take it off in the Cup, but the qualifying table is very tight and the first thing is to add up the points we missed against Celta. Rayo are a very difficult team in their field, it will be a very demanding game and it will be difficult to find a win. Going to a derby win will be very important,” concluded Alexis Trujillo.