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Valencia Becomes the Copa Rey Winner

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Valencia has became the Copa del Rey winner after they overthrew Barcelona on Saturday.  

Barcelona was defeated by Valencia in just concluded 2018-2019 football league competition. With this attainment, Valencia is the now the new Copa del Rey champion after they defeated Barcelona and hindering the Blaugrana winning the cup five times consecutively.

More so, but goals from Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo handed the champions a shock defeat at the Benito Villamarín Stadium that piles more pressure on Ernesto Valverde – with Lionel Messi’s effort with 18 minutes left nothing more than a consolation.

Recall that, after Valencia woeful Champions League capitulation against Liverpool, Barcelona sought to placate their frustrated fans with a domestic double having wrapped up the league title with three games to spare in April.

However, the Catalans could have won their fourth domestic double in five years on Saturday but it was not to be.