Barcelona will face a clash against Athletic Bilbao in the 2nd
part of the Copa del Rey, tomorrow on the 11th
of January. The match will start at 8:15 pm. Unfortunately, the game is not scheduled in the United Kingdom for live broadcast.
must beat Athletic Bilbao to progress to the quarter-finals. This is because they were defeated last week at San Mames. However, the Catalan giants have managed to win their last three games at home by an aggregate score of 15-1.
Luis Enrique currently has no new concerns about injuries. His goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has already recovered from his calf injury and is back on the field.
What the managers say:
Luis Enrique told Goal
that his team deserved to win versus Villarreal, but football is not known for being fair. Villarreal has quality players. The athletes are aware of their style of play. The team was aware of the difficulty of the game against them, but they deserved to win. The manager added that he has nothing more to say to his players, they played a great match.
Ernesto Valverde stated that it was a hard game as they all are against Barcelona. They were excellent in the first half and continued well into the second half. Then Messi scored a goal. Valverde added that it is not the first time they have played like this against them. They thought it was the best way to play against them.
The Betting odds at Betfair:
A Barcelona win: 1/8
A Draw: 7/1
An Athletic Bilbao win: 14/1