As the Copa del Rey quarter-finals unfold, expect a riveting display of football drama. Two standout clashes take the spotlight:
Mallorca vs. Girona (Wednesday, 6.30 pm)
Girona enters the quarter-final clash against Mallorca, aiming to etch memories in a remarkable season. Mallorca, unbeaten in their last four competitive games, faces a formidable opponent unbeaten in 17 matches since September.
- Prediction: Mallorca 1-2 Girona
Mallorca’s home advantage may pose a challenge, but Girona’s attacking prowess is expected to secure a narrow victory, propelling them to the semi-finals.
Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona (Wednesday, 8.30 pm)
A tantalizing encounter awaits as two Copa del Rey aficionados, Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona, square off at San Mames.
Ernesto Valverde, now with Athletic Bilbao, faces his former team after leading them to a 2-0 win in the last 16.
- Prediction: Athletic Bilbao 1-2 Barcelona
Barcelona, despite their challenges, showcases sharpness in the final third, scoring consistently. Facing Athletic Bilbao’s resilience, Barcelona is predicted to secure a narrow win and deny the Lions a fifth successive semi-final appearance.
The Copa del Rey quarter-finals promise intense battles, memorable moments, and football brilliance. Stay tuned for the unfolding drama and spectacular goals.