1918 Copa del Rey

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1918 Copa del Rey
Country Spain
Teams 6
Champions Real Union
Runners-up Madrid FC
Matches played 8
Goals scored 25 (3.13 per match)

The Copa del Rey 1918 was the 18th edition of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

The competition started on April 8, 1918 and concluded on May 2, 1918 with the Final, held at the O'Donnell in Madrid, in which Real Union lifted the trophy for the second time ever with a 2–0 victory over Madrid FC.



Recreativo de Huelva and RC Fortuna received a bye to semifinals.

First leg[edit]

April 8, 1918
RCD Español 3–0 Madrid FC

This was a one-legged match, played in neutral ground. Real Unión advanced to semifinals.

Second leg[edit]

April 14, 1918
Madrid FC 1–0 RCD Español

RCD Español and Madrid CF won one match each. At that year, the goal difference was not taken into account. A replay match was played.

Replay match[edit]

April 16, 1918
Madrid FC 2–1 RCD Español

Madrid FC advanced to the semifinals


First leg[edit]

April 21, 1918
Recreativo de Huelva 1–2 Madrid FC

May 9, 1918
Real Unión 4–1 RC Fortuna

This was a one-legged match, played in neutral ground. Real Unión advanced to the final.

Second leg[edit]

April 28, 1918
Madrid FC 4–0 Recreativo de Huelva

Madrid FC won 2–0 on aggregate matches.


May 12, 1918
17:00 CET
Real Unión 2–0 Madrid FC
Legarreta Goal 45'85'
O'Donnell, Madrid
Referee: Francisco Torrens
Copa del Rey 1918 winners
Real Unión
2nd title