A Jordi Alba own goal and a fine Maxi Gómez finish saw Quique Setién's side go down to a Valencia team who showed far more cutting edge.
As Valencia celebrated crowning their centenary with Copa glory, Barcelona went their separate ways. That's not surprising, you might say...
11 years later, spurred on by the centenary factor, Valencia have won the Copa del Rey once more...
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE | MANCHESTER UNITED-VALENCIA
Manchester United - Valencia: as it happened, match report
I was disappointed to see that Simeone failed to give "El Niño" Torres playing time at the Bernabéu on Sunday.
Asked yesterday whether he'd fight to keep Fernando Torres stays at Atlético Madrid, Diego Simeone responded with a terse "no"...