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      Real Madrid’s tormentors Leganes were rewarded for knocking the Spanish giants out of the Copa del Rey in midweek when they drew Sevilla in Friday’s semi-final draw.

      Holders Barcelona will face resurgent Valencia in the other last-four tie.

      On Wednesday Real crashed to a humiliating exit when they were knocked out by little Leganes in the quarter-finals, adding to the atmosphere of crisis at the European champions.

      Real lost 2-1 in the second leg at their Bernabeu home as the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate with their modest city neighbours going through on away goals despite having lost the first leg 1-0 last week.

      Leganes’s next opponents Sevilla beat Atletico Madrid 5-2 on aggregate.

      Barcelona, who have won the Copa del Rey in the last three seasons, progressed to the semis 2-0 against Espanyol on Thursday courtesy of goals from Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez for a 2-1 aggregate win.

      Barca’s rivals Valencia secured their last four tickets with a 3-2 penalties win over Alaves after their tie ended 3-3 on aggregate.

      The semi-final first legs will be staged on January 31-Feb 1 with the second legs on Feb 7-8.

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      Knew there was no way we were getting Leganes. Valencia more preferable for me than Sevilla.

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