1931 Copa del Rey

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1931 Copa del Rey
Country Spain
Teams 30
Champions Athletic Bilbao (11th title)
Runners-up Betis
Matches played 56
Goals scored 207 (3.7 per match)

The 1931 Copa del Rey (known at that time as the Republic's Cup) was the 31st edition of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition. With the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic on April 14, all teams with "Real" ("Royal") in their names, changed it due to anti-monarchic reasons. Real Sociedad changes to Donostia FC. Most of this changes were done between first and second legs of the first round.

The competition started on April 12, 1931 and concluded on June 21, 1931 with the final, held at the Estadio Chamartín in Madrid. Athletic Bilbao won their 11th title, the second in a row.

Teams[edit]

Round of 32[edit]

The first leg was played on April 12. The second leg was played on May 3. Athletic Bilbao and Sporting Gijon received a bye.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Racing de Madrid 1 – 8 Sevilla FC 2–0 1–8
Betis Balompié 6 – 5 Donostia 5–1 1–4
FC Barcelona 12 – 1 Don Benito 9–0 3–1
CD Alavés 4 – 5 CD Sabadell 2–2 2–3
Unión Club 4 – 2 Celta Vigo 3–1 1–1
Racing Santander 1 – 7 Arenas Club 0–2 1–5[1]
CD Logroño 15 – 1 Cultural Leonesa 7–0 8–1[1]
Valencia CF 5 – 4 Iberia SC 2–0 3–4
Athletic Palma 1 – 3 CD Castellón 1–0[2] 0–3[1]
Valladolid 4 – 2 Athletic Madrid 2–1[1] 2–1
Madrid FC 9 – 2 Eclipse de Santander 4–0[1] 5–2
Murcia FC 3 - 1 Deportivo La Coruña 1–0 2–1
FC Badalona withdrew CD Patria Aragón
Oviedo FC withdrew Lorca Deportiva
  1. ^ a b c d e Played on April 26
  2. ^ Played on April 19

Round of 16[edit]

The first leg was played on May 10. The second leg was played on May 17.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valencia CF 4 – 3 FC Barcelona 2–2 2–1
FC Badalona 1 – 2 Betis Balompié 1–0 0–2
Athletic Bilbao 5 – 3 CD Sabadell 4–0 1–3
Sevilla FC 4 – 4 CD Castellón 3–1 1–3
Oviedo FC 1 – 6 Arenas Club 1–2 0–4
Unión Club 4 – 1 Sporting Gijón 4–1 0–0
Valladolid 0 – 4 CD Logroño 0–0 4–0
Madrid FC 3 – 0 Murcia 3–0 0–0
Replay match.

Played in Madrid on May 19.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
CD Castellón 2– 1 Sevilla FC

Quarterfinals[edit]

The first leg was played on May 24. The second leg was played on May 31.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Arenas Club 3 – 3 Valencia CF 2–2 1–1
Unión Club 2 – 6 Athletic Bilbao 2–2 0–4
Betis Balompié 3 – 1 Madrid FC 3–0 0–1
CD Castellón 2 – 3 CD Logroño 2–0 0–3
Replay match.

Played in Barcelona on June 2.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Arenas Club 2– 1 Valencia CF

Semifinals[edit]

The first leg was played on June 7. The second leg was played on June 14.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CD Logroño 3 - 12 Athletic Bilbao 0–6 3–6
Arenas Club 2 – 2 Betis Balompié 2–1 0–1
Replay match.

Played in Madrid on June 16.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Betis Balompié 2– 0 Arenas Club

Final[edit]

21 June 1931
17:30 CET
Athletic Bilbao 3–1 Betis Balompié
Chirri II Goal 17'
Roberto Goal 38'
Bata Goal 54'
Goal 57' Sanz
Chamartín, Madrid
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Jesús Arribas
Copa del Rey 1931 winners
Athletic Bilbao
11th title

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