- 201718 Copa del Rey
- Copa del Rey 2017: Final Round of 16 Results and Quarter-Final Draw Schedule
- Copa del Rey 2017-18
201718 Copa del Rey
Lionel Messi vs Alaves (Copa del Rey Final 2017) HD 720p - English Commentary2017 the come 2017
The Copa del Rey Final was a football match played on 27 May to decide the winner of the 17 Copa del Rey , the th edition of Spain's primary football cup. However, as they had already qualified for the Champions League through their league position, the Europa League spot was thus passed down the league. Barcelona had previously played in 39 Copa del Rey finals, tied only with Real Madrid 's 39, and had a record 28 victories. This was their fourth consecutive final, and they were seeking a third consecutive title, a feat previously accomplished by themselves in , and Athletic Bilbao in and ; Real Madrid and Athletic hold the shared record of winning four consecutive finals. Lionel Messi became only the second player in Copa del Rey history to score in four different finals after Telmo Zarra , who himself has totally scored in five.
The 17 Copa del Rey was the th staging of the Copa del Rey. As winners, Barcelona would have been assured a place for the 18 UEFA Europa League group stage ; however, since they already qualified for the Champions League by finishing 2nd in La Liga , the berth was instead passed down the league. The third round was played in a similar format to the second one. Huesca received a bye to the round of In this round, all La Liga teams entered the competition. The remaining eight La Liga teams faced each other.
Copa del Rey 2017: Final Round of 16 Results and Quarter-Final Draw Schedule
FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid 1-2 Highlights Copa Del Rey Final 2013/14 HD 720p English Commentary
Copa del Rey 2017-18
Real Madrid made Spanish football history by stretching their lengthy unbeaten run to a record 40 matches after a draw against Sevilla in the Copa del Rey round of 16 at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Goals from Stevan Jovetic, Vicente Iborra and an own goal from Danilo weren't enough to send Sevilla through to the quarter-final, as Marco Asensio scored a superb solo goal for Real to extend their aggregate advantage in the second leg. Sevilla old boy Sergio Ramos rubbed salt into the wounds by chipping in a late penalty, before substitute Karim Benzema equalised to complete a aggregate win and book Real's place in the quarter-final. Celta Vigo and Eibar also sealed their places in the last eight. Celta won in Balaidos to complete a aggregate win and send struggling Valencia crashing out.
The 18 Copa del Rey was the th staging of the Copa del Rey. Barcelona were the three-time defending champions, and successfully defended their title following a 50 win over Sevilla in the final. Formentera received a bye for the third round. Lleida Esportiu received a bye for the round of In this round, all La Liga teams entered the competition. The remaining eight La Liga teams faced each other.