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A stoppage-time goal from Borja Iglesias rescued a 1-1 draw for Real Betis against Rayo Vallecano in their Copa del Rey semi-final second leg on Thursday to send Betis into the final 3-2 on aggregate.
Betis dominated the match at a sold out Benito Villamarin stadium, but failed to score and Rayo kept alive their dream of reaching their first Spanish Cup final when Bebe scored with a stunning free kick 10 minutes from time.
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The Portuguese midfielder fired an unstoppable 30-yard shot into the top corner and the match looked set to go to extra time.
Two minutes into added time, however, 40-year-old Joaquin produced a fine piece of skill near the left touchline and put Sergio Canales into space one-on-one with Rayo goalkeeper Luca Zidane.
The former Real Madrid midfielder nudged the ball towards the goal and Iglesias put it into the net.
Betis will play Valencia in the final at La Cartuja stadium in Seville on April 23.
A stoppage-time goal from Borja Iglesias rescued a 1-1 draw for Real Betis against Rayo Vallecano in their Copa del Rey semifinal second leg.
Borja Iglesias wins the race to the ball and scores the deciding goal in stoppage time.
Goncalo Guedes’ stunning strike earned Valencia a 1-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey to send them back to the final.
Valencia takes the lead late in the first half as Goncalo Guedes scores from distance.
William Carvalho puts the ball between his defender’s legs and slots home a goal to give Real Betis the lead.
Reaching the Copa del Rey semifinals should be cause for celebration, but not at Rayo Vallecano, where fans continually clash with the club’s owner.

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