Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao again in Copa del Rey quarterfinals
MADRID -- Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao will meet in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey in a rematch of last year's final.
Barcelona defeated Athletic 3-1 in last year's final. The teams also met in the Spanish Super Cup final a few weeks later, when Athletic Bilbao came out on top in a victory that ultimately prevented Barca from winning all six trophies available to them in 2015.
The first leg of this season's encounter will be in Bilbao, with the return match at the Camp Nou.
Spanish league leader Atletico Madrid will face fifth-place Celta Vigo, while Valencia will play recently promoted Las Palmas.
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Sevilla will be up against Mirandes, the only second-division team left in the competition.
The first legs will be played next Wednesday, Jan. 20, with the return legs seven days later.