Exempt Atltico, Bara, Madrid and Athletic, the qualifiers will be played in a single match from November 30 to December 2.
The Panadera Pulido San Mateo-Real Sociedad, the Cordoba-Sevilla regional derby and the Victoria-Villarreal are the most outstanding pairings of the first round of the Copa del Rey, which will be played in a single match from November 30 to December 2, after the draw held this Thursday at the RFEF Football City in Las Rozas (Madrid).
Atltico de Madrid, FC Barcelona, Athletic Club and Real Madrid, the four teams participating in the Spanish Super Cup, were not in the hype as they were excluded from the first two rounds of the cup tournament.
Instead, 112 teams entered: 16 teams from LaLiga Santander; 21 of LaLiga SmartBank, since Real Sociedad B is excluded “for dependency reasons”; 29 of the First RFEF, 32 of the Second RFEF, the four semifinalists of the RFEF Cup and the 10 winners of the previous tie.
The leader of LaLiga, the Real society, will face CF Panadera Pulido San Mateo, a Canarian club founded in 1993 and which is currently the penultimate classified in Group 4 of the Second RFEF without yet knowing the victory this season after 11 games played.
For his part, Seville de Julen Lopetegui will face Crdoba, leader of group IV of the Second RFEF and who entered the tournament as a semifinalist of the RFEF Cup, while the Villarreal travel to A Corua to face Victoria, who achieved the qualification in the previous one.
Rubiales: “We work for the most modest”
The president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, highlighted before the draw the importance of the Copa del Rey, the reflection of the vocation, according to him, of the Spanish federation to work not only for elite football but also “for the most modest “.
“We have worked hard on the birth of this new format of the Cup. This Cup is different, with more than one hundred teams from all categories of our Spanish football. This Cup has no comparison in the world, you just have to see what It happens in other countries. It is the most representative Cup in the world, it is the only one with that profile, “he stressed.
Luis Rubiales highlighted that ten regional category teams arrive after competing in their territorial federations. “We want to show that we work for all of football, but especially for the most modest ones,” said the president of the RFEF, who stressed that it is the first time in history that all games will be televised through Mediaset, DAZN and Footters.
Playoffs with LaLiga Santander teams.
Villa de Fortuna-Cdiz.
Middle Cudeyo-Espanyol Plots.
Panadera Pulido San Mateo-Real Sociedad.
Reference from elmundo