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Valencia players watch from the balcony at the Mestalla as thousands of supporters celebrate their first Copa del Rey final since 2008 after beating Real Betis Valencia reached their first Copa del Rey final for 11 years by beating Betis 1-0  Their 3-2 aggregate victory sets up a clash with Barcelona on May 25  Los Che supporters poured into the streets before and after the game Long after full time fans continued to celebrate outside the Mestalla stadium 

By Peter Rutzler For Mailonline

Published: 00:22 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 00:22 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Valencia was a festival of noise on Thursday night as fans poured into the streets outside the Mestalla stadium to celebrate their team reaching the final of the Copa del Rey for the first time in 11 years.

Rodrigo Moreno's second half strike saw off the challenge of Real Betis to set up a cup final showdown with Barcelona on May 25.

Los Che have had an underwhelming season, peppered by too many draws and that, coupled with an 11-year wait for a shot at silverware, led to wild celebrations at full time.

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Valencia fans poured into the streets outside the Mestalla to celebrate their club's victory

Valencia fans poured into the streets outside the Mestalla to celebrate their club's victory

Fans chanted and waved their scarves long after full time as Valencia reached the cup final

Fans chanted and waved their scarves long after full time as Valencia reached the cup final

The atmosphere had already reached fever pitch before kick-off to welcome the team bus

The atmosphere had already reached fever pitch before kick-off to welcome the team

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