Premier League

Valencia beats Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) There was no lifting of a winner's trophy this time for Lionel Messi.

The Barcelona star had to settle on receiving the runner-up plate from Spanish King Felipe VI after Valencia beat his side 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.

The defeat ruined Barcelona's chance to earn a second consecutive domestic double and an unprecedented fifth Copa del Rey in a row.