Despite a low key start in Andalucia, it was Manuel Pellegrini’s side who made the crucial breakthrough on 11 minutes.
The Panda delivers! 🐼
Borja Iglesias powers in a header to give Betis an early lead in the Copa del Rey final 🟢⚪ pic.twitter.com/JtBzDGeVun
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Pellegrini’s decision to bring Iglesias back into the starting line up has paid off early on for the Chilean manager as they aim to secure a first Copa title since 2005.
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Valencia won the Copa back in 2019, but they face an uphill battle, with the final representing a back door route in European competition for the winners next season.
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