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25 May 2009
Deportivo Juvenil A passed the first round in Copa Del Rey after Devesa’s team eliminated Real Sociedad Juvenil A with a 3-0 aggregate score. Now it waits for a rival in the quarter-finals round.

Step forward for Juvenil A after the squad achieved the qualification to the quarter-finals in Copa Del Rey Juvenil. The team coached by Jos?© Luis Devesa visited Real Sociedad Juvenil A on Sunday and conquered a meritorious 1-0 win in San Sebasti??n.

The first-leg ended with a 2-0 in favour of the Galicians and therefore the Basques needed three goals to eliminate the Galicians. Depor’s youngster simply allowed the Basques to have the ball possession and based its game in a solid defensive line that never gave any chance to the locals. The only two approximations of Real Sociedad during the first half were two shots made by Alain Eizmendi and Mart?­nez, attempts that Edu stopped.

Things were tougher at the start of the second half, and it’s that Real Sociedad had four clean opportunities within the first fifteen minutes, two were saved by goalkeeper Edu, while the other two shots were saved by Valencia and Vieytes when both defenders were standing over the goal line.
But just when Juvenil A was suffering the most, midfielder Toni took advantage of an error from defender Casta?±eda to capitalise a fast counterattack that meant the 0-1. After the goal, Real Sociedad gave up since it was now forced to score four times. Then Depor’s squad took control of the actions and was even close to score one more goal through an effort from striker Joshua, but he missed the target.

Now, Juvenil A is reaching the quarterfinals of the tournament after getting rid of Real Sociedad, precisely the side that eliminated Depor in the same instance on the past season.  Eight teams have qualified to the quarter-finals: Albacete, Espanyol, Las Palmas, Athletic Bilbao, Barcelona, Sevilla, Tenerife and Deportivo.

Juvenil A lineup for the game in San Sebasti??n: Edu - Valencia, Rendo, Vieytes, Jos?© Manuel - Vela, Toni, Juan Dom?­nguez, Richi – Mon, Juan Carlos. Also played: Jacobo, David Garc?­a, Quique and Joshua.



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