Valencia won a convincing victory at the quarter-finals played the Copa del Rey. Against Levante, the teams ‘Bats Mestalla’ superior with agrerat 7-1.
In the semifinal Roberto Soldado et al’re expected Barca, who escaped by getting rid of big enemies, Real Madrid. Their meeting will occur at 1 and 8 February, with Valencia’s first host.
“Yes, it will be hard but we could do it. We will try. In terms of motivation, we will be the favorite,” Emery said after his team’s 3-0 win over Levante last night.
In La Liga matches this season, Los Che 2-2 with Barca played at the Mestalla on 21 September. Valencia was winning twice before Cesc Fabregas scored the equalizer in the 77th minute.
“We are looking for in building a team mentality is not a regular starter, but with the confidence and capacity to play to win, regardless of how the end result,” concluded Emery.
In the Spanish League standings Valencia is ranked third in the Madrid and Barcelona. The distance to the Azulgrana is nine points.