Sevilla, Espanyol progress in Spanish Cup


Madrid, Dec. 16, (GNA/dpa) – Sevilla and Espanyol reached the round of 16 of the Spanish Cup Tuesday, by eliminating Logrones and Levante.

Sevilla beat third division side Logrones 2-0 to cruise through on a 5-0 aggregate, while Sevilla edged Levante 2-1 to go through 3-2.

Also Tuesday, Real Betis went through with an eventful 3-3 draw at Sporting Gijon, which gave them an aggregate 5-3 triumph.

Meanwhile, Deportivo La Coruna went through 3-2 against lively third divsion Llagostera.

Wednesday will see Valencia aganst barakaldo after winning the first leg 3-1, while Atletico Madrid will face Reus with a 2-1 lead from the first leg.

Defending champions Barcelona are already in the round of 16 after trouncing Villanovense 6-1, while Real Madrid have been expelled for fielding ineligible player Denis Cheryshev in their fourth round tie against Cadiz.

GNA

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