The draw for the last 16 of the Copa del Rey was made on Friday afternoon, throwing up eight absolutely intriguing ties.
Atletico Baleares will take on Valencia, Girona will take on Rayo Vallecano, Sporting Gijon will take on Cadiz, Elche will take on Real Madrid, Real Sociedad will take on Atletico Madrid, Real Betis will take on Sevilla, Athletic Club will take on Barcelona and Mallorca will take on Espanyol.
- Atletico Baleares – Valencia
- Girona – Rayo Vallecano
- Sporting Gijon – Cadiz
- Elche – Real Madrid
- Real Sociedad – Atletico Madrid
- Real Betis – Sevilla
- Athletic Club – Barcelona
- Mallorca – Espanyol
The tie of the round is undoubtedly El Gran Derbi, the battle between city rivals Betis and Sevilla. The game will be played at the Benito Villamarin and is sure to be an incredible occasion. Both sides are flying high this season – Sevilla are in second place and Betis are eight points behind them in third.