1921 Copa del Rey

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1921 Copa del Rey
Country Spain
Champions Athletic Bilbao
Runners-up Athletic Madrid
Matches played 12
Goals scored 50 (4.17 per match)

The Copa del Rey 1921 was the 21st edition of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

The competition started on April 9, 1921 and concluded on May 8, 1921 with the Final, held at the San Mamés in Bilbao, in which Athletic Bilbao lifted the trophy for the 8th time ever with a 4–1 victory over Athletic Madrid.



FC Barcelona withdrew in protest of the decision of Spanish Federation of moving the site of final from Seville to Bilbao.[1] Athletic Madrid, his opponent, qualified for the semifinals.

First leg[edit]

March 27, 1921
Fortuna Vigo 5–1 Real Unión

April 3, 1921
Athletic Bilbao 2–1 Sporting Gijón

April 10, 1921
Sevilla FC 2–0 SR Levante

Second leg[edit]

April 3, 1921
Real Unión 3–2 Fortuna Vigo

Fortuna Vigo and Real Unión won one match each. At that year, the goal difference was not taken into account. A replay match was played.

April 10, 1921
Sporting Gijón 0–1 Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao qualified the for semifinals.

April 17, 1921
SR Levante 0–3 Sevilla FC

Sevilla FC qualified for the semifinals.

Replay match[edit]

April 10, 1921
Fortuna Vigo 3–4 Real Unión

Real Unión qualified for the semifinals.


First leg[edit]

April 17, 1921
Real Unión 1–2 Athletic Madrid

May 1, 1921
Sevilla FC 4–2 Athletic Bilbao

Second leg[edit]

April 24, 1921
Athletic Madrid 5–2 Real Unión

Athletic Madrid qualified for the final.

May 2, 1921
Athletic Bilbao 1–1 Sevilla FC

Sevilla FC won the semifinals, but was disqualified because of illegal line up in quarter finals. Athletic Bilbao qualified for the final.


May 8, 1921
17:30 CET
Athletic Bilbao 4–1 Athletic Madrid
Laca Goal 29'73'
Acedo Goal 41' (pen.)68'
Goal 38' Triana
San Mamés, Bilbao
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Berraondo
Copa del Rey 1921 winners
Athletic Bilbao
8th title