The final of the Copa del Rey between Real and Athletic is delayed 15 minutes and will start at 9.45 pm next Saturday, April 3, at La Cartuja in Seville. Some kind of homage is expected in the run-up to the opening whistle and will increase the nerves of the fans of both teams. The meeting, which has historical overtones, will be broadcast live on three television channels: ETB-1, which will do a special program, Cuatro and DAZN.
La Real will not travel to Seville until the day before. He will fly by charter in the morning and will train on the stage of the meeting at 18:00 that day, on Friday the 2nd. Imanol
Sheriff He faces from tomorrow Monday the final week of preparation for the final. After the rest day on Sunday, he will use all the days prior to the most longed-for appointment to find the formula to beat Athletic, without its five internationals, which are expected the day after the last matches with their respective teams. Imanol He has summoned his own at 11 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday and at 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. In these last two days it is about giving time to join those who return from their national teams.
During the last practices of last week, the realistic coach was recovering important players such as Silva, Zaldua, Aritz
Elustondo and Zubeldia, whose presence in the derby is guaranteed, and in the next training sessions he hopes to make use of Merino, Monreal and maybe Guridi and Aihen. Only the first minutes of Friday’s session in Seville will be open to informants.