Copa del Rey

Bilbao hoping to end 40-year trophy drought in Spanish Cup final

Sat, 06 Apr 2024 - 10:51 GMT

Athletic Bilbao will look to put two disappointing Copa del Rey finals behind them and triumph at their third attempt in five seasons when they face Real Mallorca in Seville on Saturday to end a painful 40-year title drought.

Barcelona knocked out of Cup as Athletic hit extra-time double

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 09:17 GMT

Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 4-2 at home to knock them out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as brothers Inaki and Nico Williams struck in extra time in a breathtaking quarter-final.

Atletico earn gutsy 4-2 win against Real to book cup quarter-final berth

Fri, 19 Jan 2024 - 11:13 GMT

Antoine Griezmann and Rodrigo Riquelme scored in extra time to give Atletico Madrid a 4-2 derby victory over last year's champions Real Madrid that earned Diego Simeone's side a Copa del Rey quarter-final place on Thursday.

Barcelona earn gutsy 1-0 win at Real in semi-final first leg

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 12:04 GMT

The visitors defended superbly after Real centre back Eder Militao scored an own goal in the first half, managing to overcome the loss of key players like Robert Lewandowski, Pedri and Ousmane Dembele who missed the game due to injuries.

Barcelona taken to extra time before overcoming third tier InterCity in Cup

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 10:09 GMT

InterCity, promoted to the third division last season, came from behind three times to force extra time after a 3-3 draw at the end of 90 minutes, but were then knocked out when substitute Ansu Fati netted a 103rd-minute winner in Alicante.

Koeman has few fond memories of Valencia

Sat, 19 Dec 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Koeman has called Valencia a difficult club to manage as he prepares to face his former team for the first time.

Bilbao set up an all-Basque Copa del Rey final with Real Sociedad

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Athletic Bilbao lost to Granada 2-1 on Thursday night but they advanced to the final thanks to a 1-0 victory at home at the first leg.

Suarez double downs Madrid to send Barca into Cup final

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 - 11:10 GMT

A clinical Barcelona won 3-0 at Real Madrid in an intense second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final on Wednesday as a Luis Suarez double helped them secure a 4-1 aggregate victory and a spot in the final for the sixth straight season.

Barcelona demolish Sevilla with spectacular 6-1 cup comeback

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 02:56 GMT

Philippe Coutinho struck twice as Barcelona mounted a comeback to thrash Sevilla 6-1 and sweep into the Copa del Rey semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Valverde says Barca future depends on winning trophies

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 01:25 GMT

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said on Saturday he was open to staying at the club beyond this season but will wait until the end of the campaign to decide his future, which he added would depend on whether his side win trophies.

Real hoping to avoid another Copa upset after drawing Leganes

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 11:48 GMT

Real Madrid will be hoping to exercise a few ghosts in the Copa del Rey last 16 after they were drawn to face local rivals Leganes on Thursday.

Copa del Rey quarter final draw revealed

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 - 01:28 GMT

Copa del Rey (The Spanish cup) quarter-final draw washeld on Friday, 12 January, 2018.

It’s a complicated situation: Vazquez

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 03:14 GMT

Real Madrid left the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium with their heads hanging low after a 2-2 draw against Nomancia in the 16th round of the Copa del Rey.

Carvajal, Bale resume training

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 12:16 GMT

Real Madrid won its match against Fuenlabrada 2-0 thanks to Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez who scored the two goals from the penalty spot in the second half.

Saul Niguez is enraged with Atletico Madrid`s performance

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 04:56 GMT

Saul Niguez believes that his team lacked effectiveness in scoring goals. Atletico ended the match with Elche in a draw (1-1) in the Spanish Cup.