1928–29 Copa del Rey

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1928–29 Copa del Rey
Country Spain
Teams 32
Champions RCD Español
Runners-up Real Madrid
Matches played 59
Goals scored 252 (4.27 per match)

The Copa del Rey 1928–29 (known at that time as King Alfonso XIII's Cup) was the 29th edition of the Copa del Rey. The competition started on December 8, 1928 and concluded on February 3, 1929 with the final, held at the Estadio Mestalla in Valencia.

RCD Español won the competition for the first time.

Teams[edit]

32 teams entered the competition, making a new record of participants. Navarre and the Canary Islands sent their champions for the first time. Catalonia, the Center Region, Gipuzkoa and Biscay sent three teams each. The rest of communities sent their champions and runners-up.

Results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
 RCD Español 4 5 9  
 Sporting de Gijón 3 2 5      RCD Español 6 3 9  
 Arenas Club 2 3 5    Arenas Club 4 1 5  
 Real Unión 0 1 1        RCD Español 5 2 7  
 Athletic Madrid 3 0 3        Athletic Madrid 1 4 5  
 CF Extremeño 0 0 0      Athletic Madrid 3 1 4
 Gimnástica de Torrelavega 5 2 7    Gimnástica de Torrelavega 2 1 2  
 CD Alfonso XIII 1 1 2        RCD Español 2 1 3  
 FC Barcelona 7 2 9        FC Barcelona 0 1 1  
 Racing de Santander 1 2 3      FC Barcelona 6 0 6  
 Real Sociedad 6 4 10    Real Sociedad 0 0 0  
 Patria Aragón 0 0 0        FC Barcelona 2 1 3
 Sevilla FC 0 8 8        Sevilla FC 0 0 0  
 Real Valladolid 2 0 2      Sevilla FC 1 4 5
 CA Osasuna 2 1 4[1]    CA Osasuna 0 2 2  
 Real Murcia 4 0 2        RCD Español 2
 Real Madrid 5 4 9        Real Madrid 1
 Real Oviedo 0 2 2      Real Madrid 8 5 13  
 CD Logroño 0 2 2    CD Logroño 0 0 0  
 Real Betis 1 0 1        Real Madrid 3 6 9  
 Racing de Madrid 0 3 3        Racing de Madrid 1 2 3  
 Iberia SC 2 0 2      Racing de Madrid 3 2 5
 Valencia CF 2 2 4[2]    Valencia FC 1 1 2  
 CD Europa 3 1 4        Real Madrid 3 4 7
 Athletic Bilbao 1 7 8        Athletic Bilbao 1 1 2  
 Celta Vigo 2 1 3      Athletic Bilbao 3 1 4  
 Racing de Ferrol 1 2 3    Racing de Ferrol 2 1 3  
 CD Alavés 1 0 1        Athletic Bilbao 2 2 4
 CD Castellón 4 1 5        CD Castellón 2 1 3  
 Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa 2 2 4      CD Castellón 5 2 7
 Elche CF bye[3]    Elche CF 0 0 0  
 Marino FC  


Round of 32[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CD Europa 4 – 4 Valencia FC 3–2 1–2
Athletic de Madrid 3 – 0 CD Extremeño 3–0 0–0
Real Madrid 9 – 2 Real Oviedo 5–0 4–2
Real Betis 1 – 2 CD Logroño 1–0 0–2
Iberia SD 2 – 3 Racing de Madrid 2–0 0–3
RC Celta de Vigo 3 – 8 Athletic Bilbao 2–1 1–7
CD Alavés 1 – 3 Racing de Ferrol 1–1 0–2
CD Castellón 5 – 4 Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa 4–2 1–2
Arenas de Guecho 5 – 1 Real Unión 2–0 3–1
Sporting de Gijón 5 – 9 RCD Español 3–4 2–5
Gimnástica de Torrelavega 7 – 2 CD Alfonso XIII 5–1 2–1
Real Sociedad 10 – 0 CD Patria Aragón 6–0 4–0
FC Barcelona 9 – 3 Real Racing Club 7–1 2–2
Real Valladolid 2 – 8 Sevilla FC 2–0 0–8
Real Murcia -[1] CA Osasuna 4–2 0–1
Elche FC Marino FC (R)
  • Tiebreaker
Team 1  Score  Team 2
CD Europa 3–4 Valencia FC
Real Murcia 2–4 CA Osasuna

Round of 16[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FC Barcelona 6 – 0 Real Sociedad 6–0 0–0
Arenas de Guecho 5 – 9 RCD Español 4–6 1–3
Racing de Ferrol 1 – 5 Athletic Bilbao 1–1 0–4
Valencia FC 2 – 5 Racing de Madrid 1–3 1–2
Gimnástica de Torrelavega 3 – 4 Athletic de Madrid 2–3 1–1
Real Madrid 13 – 0 CD Logroño 8–0 5–0
CA Osasuna 2 – 5 Sevilla FC 0–1 2–4
CD Castellón 7 – 0 Elche FC 5–0 2–0

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
RCD Español 9 – 3 Athletic de Madrid 5–1 4–2
Sevilla FC 0 – 3 FC Barcelona 0–1 0–2
CD Castellón 3 – 4 Athletic Bilbao 2–2 1–2
Real Madrid 9 – 3 Racing de Madrid 3–1 6–2

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid 7 – 2 Athletic Bilbao 3–1 4–1
RCD Español 3 – 1 FC Barcelona 2–0 1–1

Final[edit]

3 February 1929
15:00 CET
RCD Español 2–1 Real Madrid
Tena II Goal 55'
Bosch Goal 70'
Lazcano Goal 75'
Mestalla, Valencia
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Pelayo Serrano
Copa del Rey 1928-29 winners
RCD Español
1st title

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Games canceled because of irregularities. Decided in a qualifying match in Madrid.
  2. ^ Valencia CF won 4-3 in a replay match played in Zaragoza on December 19
  3. ^ Marino FC withdrew before the beginning of the tournament

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