1976 Copa del Generalísimo Final

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Copa del Generalísimo 1976 Final
Event 1975–76 Copa del Generalísimo
Date 26 June 1976
Venue Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
Referee José Segrelles
Attendance 80,000[1]

The Copa del Generalísimo 1976 Final was the 74th final of the Spanish Cup. The final was played at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, on 26 June 1976, being won by Atlético Madrid, who beat Real Zaragoza 1–0.

It was the last final to be called the Copa del Generalísimo, following the death of Francisco Franco in November 1975. Since then, it has been called the Copa del Rey. The match was watched by King Juan Carlos I and the eight-year-old Prince of Asturias (later Felipe VI). Felipe became an Atlético fan after watching them win.[2]


Atlético Madrid 1 – 0 Real Zaragoza
Gárate Goal 26' Report (in Spanish)
Attendance: 80,000
Atlético Madrid:
GK 1 Spain Miguel Reina
DF 2 Spain José Luis Capón
DF 3 Argentina Ramón Heredia
DF 4 Spain Eusebio YC 70'
DF 5 Argentina Panadero Díaz
MF 6 Spain Marcelino
MF 7 Spain Ignacio Salcedo Substituted off 76'
MF 8 Spain Eugenio Leal
FW 9 Argentina Ruben Ayala
FW 10 Spain José Eulogio Gárate (c)
FW 11 Spain Heraldo Bezerra Substituted off 60'
MF 12 Spain Alberto Substituted in 76'
FW 14 Spain Francisco Aguilar Substituted in 60'
Spain Luis Aragonés
Real Zaragoza:
GK 1 Spain Andrés Junquera
DF 2 Spain José Heredia YC 30' Substituted off 46'
DF 3 Uruguay Juan Carlos Blanco
DF 4 Spain Manolo González (c)
DF 5 Spain Ángel Royo
MF 6 Spain Pau Garcia Castany Substituted off 79'
MF 7 Spain Pepe González
MF 8 Paraguay Saturnino Arrúa
MF 9 Spain Simarro
FW 10 Spain Laureano Rubial
FW 11 Paraguay Carlos Diarte YC 32'
DF 12 Spain José Luis Rico Substituted in 46'
FW 14 Spain Juanjo Substituted in 79'
Spain Carriega


  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Four named substitutes.
  • Maximum of two substitutions.


  1. ^ Copa del Rey 1976
  2. ^ Simón, Pedro (6 June 2014). "Un atlético en la corte del Rey Felipe" [An Atlético in King Felipe's court]. El Mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 February 2015.