Follow live the first leg of the Copa del Rey round of 16 between Athletic and Barcelona, which will be played tonight at 9:30 p.m. (Spanish peninsular time) in San Mamés. Far from the leader, Real Madrid, in the Santander League, the Barça team wants to cling to their favorite competition against Athletic. Marcelino’s team is not just any rival. The red-and-white team, finalist in the Spanish Super Cup, lights up in the Cup. “San Mamés brings closer the inequality that exists with Barça”, explained the Athletic coach. “Athletic will demand us with the best batch of recent years”, answered Xavi Hernández.