The Linares Deportivo, the First RFEF team, will be the rival of the Barça in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey. This is how the draw held this Friday in the Ciudad del Fútbol de Las Rozas, leaving the Andalusian team as the first obstacle for the Catalans to regain the title, after the victory last year in the final against Athletic Club (0-4 ).
By participating in the Spanish Super Cup, the Barça could get paired with him Linares, the Alcoyano, the Rayo Majadahonda, the Athletic Balearic Islands and the Atlético Mancha Real and finally the team of the Linares the one that will cross the path of the culés, leaving an unprecedented tie to date.
The Linares is fourteenth with 19 points in Group II of the First RFEF, six less than the Barça B. The Barça subsidiary was able to win their league game at home on October 29 by 1-2, with goals from Aranda and an own goal, under the orders of Albert Capellas. However, in the Copa del Rey the Linares surpassed the Nastic on penalties (0-0, 6-5) in the first round and then beat a First team like the Alaves (2-1) to be in the round of 16.
In the absence of official confirmation, the tie between Barça and the Linares It will be played next Wednesday January 5, since the culé team plays in LaLiga against him Majorca on day 2 and before grenade on the 8th.