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Soccer-Atletico knocked out of Copa del Rey in 2-0 defeat to Real Sociedad

Jan 19 (Reuters) - LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid were knocked out of the Copa del Rey after a 2-0 defeat at Real Sociedad in the last 16 on Wednesday.

Real Sociedad took the lead in the 33rd minute from a superb header by Adnan Januzaj, who jumped between three defenders to score into the bottom-left corner of Jan Oblak’s goal.

Real extended their lead after a defensive mistake, when Mikel Oyarzabal robbed the ball from Felipe and freed Alexander Sorloth to run into the box and rifle into the net from close range.

The Basque side joined Valencia, Real Betis, Rayo Vallecano, Mallorca and Cadiz in the quarter-finals while Real Madrid face Elche and Athletic Bilbao host Barcelona in the last two round-of-16 games on Thursday. (Reporting by Fernando Kallas Editing by Toby Davis)

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