Valencia won the Copa del Rey tournament 11 years later, last time she became the champion in 2008.
Valencia defeated Barcelona 2-1 in the final, Messi scored in the 77th minute
Seville (Spain). Valencia won the title by defeating Barcelona 2-1 in the final of the Copa del Rey. He became the champion in this tournament after 11 years. Valencia had won the title last time in 2008. Then he defeated Getafe in the final. This is the 100th anniversary of Valencia. The club was founded in 1919. He gave the gift of victory to club fans. Captain Lionel Messi scored a goal for Barcelona in this match, but they failed to win the team.
Champions League semi-finals were also defeated in Barcelona
This is the second major defeat in Barcelona's season. 18 days ago, Liverpool defeated the Champions League semi-finals. Barcelona's beginnings were bad in this match played at Sevilla's hometown Benito Villarine Stadium. The mistake of defender Clement Langlett got the chance to make Valencia's forward Rodrigo goals. However, Gerrard PK stopped the score against the team.
Messi attempted a goal in the 18th minute of the match, but Gabriel Paulista of Valencia prevented him from going into the goalpost. After stopping Messi's attack, Valencia showed the fastest in the match and scored the first goal in the 21st minute. Kevin Gamiero scored the goal with Jose Luis Gaia
Valencia continued its attack and scored another goal 12 minutes later. In the 33rd minute of the match, Carlos Solar passed the ball to Rodrigo, dodging Barcelona defender Jordi Alba. Rodrigo made his first goal for the team reducing the spot.
After lagging 2-0 up to half time, Barcelona made many attempts to return to the second half. Coach Ernsto Velvarde changed the team, replacing Nelson Sedega with Malcolm and Arto Vidal, sending Arthur to the ground. Lewis Suarez and Osman Dembley did not play due to the injury in this match.
In the second half, there were many opportunities for the two teams to score. Goncalo Guedes of Valencia could give the team a 3-0 lead, but they failed to score goals. In the 56th minute, Messi shot out next to the goalpost. He scored the first goal in the 73rd minute, but it was not enough to win the team.
Barcelona has won the title 30 times. He was in an effort to win the title for the fifth time in a row. In the final, he was defeated last year in 2014 against Real Madrid Madrid. He lost the final to the 11th time. Valencia's coach Marcelino Garcia Toral managed to win the title for the first time in a 20-year coaching career.
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