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Copa del Rey opponents of the round of 16 for Barcelona are revealed

Julian Araujo

Barcelona has finally discovered who they will play in the next round of the Copa del Rey after their tenacious 4-3 victory against CF Intercity in the Round of 32. The next challenge in the cup tournament for Xavi Hernandez and the company will be AD Ceuta.

Due to their participation in the Spanish Super Cup, the Blaugrana only made it into the tournament’s earlier rounds.

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When Barça was pitted against an RFEF Primera Division squad, they were driven to the limit but managed to escape with a close victory in extra time.

There were no restrictions on potential opponents, unlike the previous round where the Blaugrana could only play clubs from the lower divisions, with the exception that the RFEF Second and First division teams cannot be matched together.

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After the Round of 32, Barcelona was the only team still in the competition along with Valencia, Villarreal, Espanyol, Real Madrid, Levante, Sporting Gijon, AD Ceuta, Sevilla, Real Sociedad, Mallorca, Atletico Madrid, Alaves, Real Betis, Osasuna, and Athletic Club.

So who are the opponents of Barcelona in Copa Del Rey

And for the Round of 16 match, the current La Liga leaders were ultimately against AD Ceuta.

The RFEF First Division opponents of Barcelona advanced to this round of the competition after defeating Utreta, Ibiza, and Elche in previous rounds.

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The Round of 16 matches are slated to take place on January 17, 18, and 19. As the side from the lower tier will host each match. Barcelona will have to travel to Ceuta, which will be challenging in and of itself.

Barcelona has already been informed of their opponents for the subsequent round of the Copa del Rey competition. After their tenacious 4-3 victory against CF Intercity in the Round of 32. The next challenge for Xavi Hernandez and company in the cup campaign will be AD Ceuta.

Due to their participation in the Spanish Super Cup, the Blaugrana only participated in the earlier stages of the event.

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