Barcelona overcame Alaves in Luis Enrique's last match in charge, winning the Copa del Rey final thanks to Lionel Messi's inspired display.
As in previous years, the Blaugrana were keen to turn out at their rivals' home in the cup showpiece. But as usual, Real had other plans.
Edgar Mendez's late goal sealed Alaves a first Copa del Rey final appearance in their 96 year history as they beat Celta Vigo 1-0.
The Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Sevilla will be held at Atletico Madrid's new Wanda Metropolitano home.
Despite reports suggesting he could be out of for up to a month with a knee injury, Barcelona's Gerard Pique is "ready" to face Valencia.
Luis Suarez warns that Barcelona's "minimal advantage" will be difficult to defend when the Copa del Rey semifinal goes to Valencia
Zidane remains level-headed, despite Real Madrid's poor league form and early Copa del Rey exit.
Valencia are Barcelona's next obstacle in pursuit of the domestic double in Spain following Friday's Copa del Rey draw.
Barcelona reach fifth straight Copa del Rey final after 2-0 (3-0) win over Valencia.