The lions are 1-0 down at the break in Madrid. Athletic Club have been playing with ten men since attacking midfielder Raúl García receieved a second yellow and was sent off in the 14th minute.
Athletic’s best chances came via Iñaki Williams, but Carvajal managed to knock the striker off balance before he shot. Afterwards, De Marcos headed over after getting on the end of Williams’ cross. Unai Simon kept out Vinicius when the Brazillian forward was through on goal, but the Athletic keeper could do nothing about Toni Kroos’ long-range effort just before half-time.
Athletic are defending well despite being a man down, and were unfortunate to go behind after holding out for so long.
Global TV Guide: Levante UD vs Athletic Club (Copa semi-final 2nd leg)
The broadcasters and kick-off times for Athletic’s Copa del Rey semi-final decider against Levante UD
Squad list: Levante UD vs Athletic Club (Copa semi-final)
Marcelino has called up all the players for Thursday’s semi-final against Levante UD at the Ciutat de València
Marcelino: “We’re going to give it everything”
Marcelino previewed Thursday night’s Copa showdown with Levante UD
Going for a third final in 2021
Athletic face Levante at the Ciutat de Valéncia on Thursday in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals (1-1 first leg).
Highlights I Levante UD 1-1 Athletic Club (LaLiga Matchday 25)
A game of two penalties, as both sides get a point
Marcelino: “A victory for us would’ve been fair”
Marcelino bemoaned the defensive mistakes that led to Levante’s goal
Athletic held to frustrating draw by Levante
Despite constantly threatening, Athletic only pick up one point from a match where both goals came from the penalty spot
Confirmed line-ups: Levante UD vs Athletic Club
The XI’s for tonight’s LaLiga match at the Ciutat de Valéncia
Global TV Guide: Levante UD vs Athletic Club (LaLiga Matchday 25)
When and where to watch Athletic’s upcoming LaLiga match against Levante UD
Marcelino: “We’re focused on winning tomorrow”
Marcelino looks ahead to Friday night’s LaLiga Santander match against Levante UD