Barcelona vs Valencia: Preview and possible line ups of the Copa Del Rey final

Barcelona vs Valencia: Preview and possible line ups of the Copa Del Rey final

- Barcelona vs Valencia's tie in the final of the Copa Del Rey will hold on Saturday, May 25

- Catalan giants have already won the Spanish La Liga title and will be eyeing another crown

- Valencia won the Copa Del Rey title 11 years ago and they will want to beat Messi's side

Reigning Spanish champions Barcelona will on Saturday night, May 25, face rivals Valencia in the final of the 2018/19 Copa Del Rey in Seville.

The Catalan giants will be gunning for a fifth straight Copa Del Rey title against Valencia in which Lionel Messi is expected to shine for his side.

Valencia last won the Copa Del Rey title in 2008 which was their last silverware and they will want to impress their fans having qualified for next season's Champions League.

Valencia only lost seven games in the League on the way to a fourth placed finish, and were Europa League semi finalists before exiting the competition at the hands of Arsenal.

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A victory on Saturday, May 25, will give Los Ches their eighth Copa del Rey and their first in 11 years.

Barcelona lost in the Champions League semifinal against Liverpool in which they won the first leg 3-0, but they suffered a 4-0 defeat in the return leg in England.

They are now on the verge of becoming the first team to win Copa Del Rey title five times in a row with victory at Estadio Benito Villamarin tonight.

Meanwhile, 8pm will be the kickoff time for the 2018/19 Copa Del Rey final between Barcelona and Valencia.

POSSIBLE LINEUPS

Barcelona (4-4-2): Cillessen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Vidal, Busquets, Rakitic, Aleñá; Messi, Malcom

Valencia (4-4-2): Doménech; Wass, Garay, Gabriel, Gayá; Soler, Parejo, Kondogbia, Guedes; Rodrigo, Gameiro.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Spanish League champions Barcelona completed the signing of Dutch midfielder Ludovit Reis on a three year deal valued around €3.25m.

The 18-year-old has been unveiled shortly after signing the dotted lines which will see him represent the club until the summer of 2022.

Reis scored once and assisted two other goals for Groningen in 31 appearances for Groningen in the recently concluded Dutch League season.

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