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Tonight should have been the final of the Copa del Rey

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If football was proceeding as scheduled, we should have been celebrating the cup of the king or the Copa Del Rey as it is known.

The Copa Del Rey final was to be contested for the first time between two teams from the Spanish province of Basque.

Real Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao were set to meet each other in the prestigious Spanish cup match.

For the winner not only a prestigious title of Copa Del Rey winners but also a guaranteed place in the Europa League.

Valencia is the current holders of the cup, but they were eliminated by Granada in the quarter-finals.

Barcelona has won the Cup the most times, the Catalonians have lifted the trophy some 30 times.

Neither of tonight’s would-be finalists had an easy ride to the final, with each one facing one of Spain’s top two teams.

It was in the quarter-finals that they came up against the elite of Spanish football.

Bilbao faced Barcelona at home and came out one-nil victors over Lionel Messi’s men.

While at the same stage of the competition Sociedad faced Real Madrid. They managed to overcome Zidane’s side at the Santiago Bernabeu four-three.

As we think about what could have been, here is a video with some of the best Copa Del Rey goals, courtesy of You Tuber FCB10HD.