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]

Second leg[edit]

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.

Athletic Bilbao qualified for the semifinals.

Sevilla FC qualified for the semifinals.

Replay match[edit]

Real Unión qualified for the semifinals.


First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

Athletic Madrid qualified for the final.

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