Real Betis will take on Valencia in the Copa del Rey 2021-22 final at the Estadio de La Cartuja in Seville, Spain in the wee hours of Sunday, April 24. The match will kick off at 1:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
While Real Betis defeated Rayo Vallecano 3-2 on aggregate in their semi-final clash in the Copa del Rey, Valencia pipped Athletic Club 2-1 on aggregate in the other semi-final to book their place in the summit clash.
FC Barcelona are the defending champions of the Copa del Rey, having thrashed Athletic Club 4-0 in the final last season.
Real Betis vs Valencia odds for Copa del Rey final 2021-22
Real Betis: 2.02
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Real Betis vs Valencia recent form
Real Betis will look to bounce back after being stunned 0-1 by Elche in their previous outing in the La Liga. Manuel Pellegrini’s men have been inconsistent in their last five matches, registering two wins, two draws and one defeat.
Similarly, Valencia suffered a 0-2 defeat against Villareal in the previous encounter in the La Liga on Wednesday. Under manager José Bordalás, Valencia are winless in their last four matches in the Spanish top-tier league.
Real Betis: L, D, W, W, D
Valencia: L, L, D, D, W
Real Betis vs Valencia head-to-head
Valencia have a superior head-to-head record against Real Betis, winning 27 of the 51 matches that they have played so far. Real Betis have secured just 13 victories while 11 matches have ended in draws.
However, Real Betis have recently dominated Valencia, securing 11 wins in 26 matches.
The last time these two sides met, Real Betis thrashed Valencia 4-1 in La Liga 2021-22 in October.
Real Betis vs Valencia prediction for Copa Del Rey final 2021-22
Going by current form and recent head-to-head record, Real Betis will start as favourites against Valencia on Sunday.
Hence, Real Betis have the odds in their favour to claim their third Copa del Rey crown.
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