The Copa del Rey picks up pace at the start of the new year and there are now only eight teams left in the competition. As the quarter-final round will start next week, the draw for it will take place this evening in the Ciudad del Fútbol de Las Rozas at 17:00 CET. Joaquín Caparros and his assistant Paco Gallardo will represent the club at the draw. The draw will be between the eight first-division teams that have qualified: Valencia CF, Getafe CF, Girona FC, Sevilla FC, Real Madrid, Real Betis, RCD Espanyol and FC Barcelona.
Who plays at home or away first will be decided by who is drawn first. The first legs will take place between 22-24 January, while the second legs will be between 29-31 January. In between the cup, Sevilla come up against Levante UD in the league on Saturday 26 at 13:00 in the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán.