Jasper Cillessen given guard of honour for Copa del Rey trophy he lost

Jasper Cillessen during his time at Barcelona

Jasper Cillessen's Barcelona stint came to an end in the summer as he signed for Valencia.

The Dutch goalkeeper completed a €35 million move to Los Ches, signing a four-year deal.

Cillessen was a bit-part player during his time at the Catalan giants.

He played second-fiddle to Marc-Andre ter Stegen throughout his spell.

In total he played 32 times for the club, with his outings largely restricted to Copa del Rey appearances.

Cillessen played 11 times in his final season at the club, with seven of those coming in the Copa del Rey.

He did help his side to the final but, unfortunately for him and his side, they lost 2-1 to Valencia.

Valencia played their first home game of the season on Saturday and they were welcomed to a guard of honour by the Real Sociedad players.

Valencia beat Cillessen's Barca in the Copa del Rey final

And that meant an awkward moment for Cillessen.

The Dutch goalkeeper was on the losing end last season but started for Valencia on the weekend.

That means that, despite conceding two and losing the final, he too was treated to a guard of honour.

Just look at his face. You can tell he just feels very awkward about the whole situation.

Unfortunately for Valencia and Cillessen, they would go on to draw the game in heartbreaking fashion.

Los Ches took the lead through Kevin Gameiro after 58 minutes.

They looked as if they would hold on to all three points but, in the 100th minute, Francis Coquelin was penalised for a handball in his own area.

The Frenchman was given a red card and a penalty kick awarded, which Mikel Oyarzabal dispatched to ensure the two sides walked away with a point each.

Rodrigo scores past Cillessen in the Copa del Rey final

Cillessen has previously admitted that he does not miss anything about Barcelona.

"Not at all. I don't miss anything," he said in July, per AS.

"I've only been here for three weeks but for me, Valencia has got everything I need. At Barça, I wasn't playing.

"Ter Stegen is a great goalkeeper who keeps getting better and better. I spent three years there but I wasn't playing - and I want to play, not just train every day.

"For me, coming to Valencia is a step forward in my career although it'll be up to the coach how much I play."

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