[digg=http://digg.com/soccer/Copa_del_Rey_Round_of_16_Highlights_Barca_and_Valencia_Out]Defending Copa del Rey champions FC Barcelona and Spanish La Liga 3rd place side Valencia C.F. were both eliminated from the Copa del Rey in the tournament’s Round of 16 yesterday.
FC Barcelona were unable to recover from last week’s 1-2 loss to Sevilla at the Camp Nou in spite of their 1-0 away win. Sevilla advanced with the score 2-2 on aggregate on the away goals rule.
Valencia tied Deportivo La Coruna 2-2 away but lost the two-legged tie 3-4 on aggregate courtesy of Deportivo’s 2-1 win at the Mestalla last week.