Atlético beats Levante 2-0 to return to Copa quarterfinals

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid has returned to the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey for the first time since 2018 by defeating second-division club Levante 2-0. Marcos Llorente scored a goal and set up another by Álvaro Morata to send Atlético through to the last eight and help it rebound from two consecutive games without a win in the Spanish league. Defending champion Real Betis failed to advance after a 4-2 loss in a penalty shootout against visiting Osasuna.

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