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Date set for Malaga to play Granada in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey

Image from the last time Malaga and Granada faced one another at La Rosaleda.
Image from the last time Malaga and Granada faced one another at La Rosaleda. / Ñito Salas
  • The Andalusian derby will take place this Sunday at La Rosaleda but it is not yet certain whether a limited number of fans will be able to attend

The last-16 Copa del Rey clash between Malaga and Granada will take place this Sunday, 17 January, from midday, the Spanish Football Federation has confirmed.

A decision over whether a limited number of fans will be able to attend is still pending, with authorisation needed from both the Junta de Andalucía regional government and La Liga.

In any case, the game will be broadcast on DAZN which costs 9.99 euros per month, with a free month's trial for new users.

The game will be a tough test for Sergio Pellicer's side. Granada are in the top flight and this season have been competing in the Europa league.

Last year the fellow Andalusians reached the semi-finals of the Copa and arrive at this stage in the competition having beaten Leonesa Cultural.

Malaga, meanwhile, needed extra time to see off Real Oviedo.