(WATCH) Hugo Duro equalises for Valencia in Copa del Rey showdown

Valencia have hit back in their Copa del Rey final showdown against Real Betis tonight with a vital equaliser before the break.

Both managers made starting changes to their respective sides at the Estadio de La Cartuja with a major trophy on offer in Seville.

Hector Bellerin’s clever run in behind the Los Che defence was not checked and the Arsenal loanee’s cross into the box was nodded home by the returning Borja Iglesias to open the scoring on the night.

However, Valencia stayed in the game ahead of the interval in Sevilla, with Jose Bordalas‘ charges grabbing a vital opportunity on the half hour mark.

Ilaix Moriba’s through ball was gathered in by on loan hitman Hugo Duro on the counter attack and he calmly tucked home to level it up.

The final represents a back door route in European competition for the winners next season with both teams facing a battle to qualify via the league route.

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