1997–98 Copa del Rey

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1997–98 Copa del Rey
96th Copa del Rey
CountrySpain Spain
Dates3 September 1997 – 29 April 1998
Teams66
ChampionsBarcelona
Runners-upMallorca
Matches played129
Goals scored317 (2.46 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Rivaldo (8)

The 1997–98 Copa del Rey was the 96th staging of the Copa del Rey.

The competition started on 3 September 1997 and concluded on 29 April 1998 with the final, held at the Mestalla Stadium in Valencia.[citation needed]

Format[edit]

  • All rounds are played over two legs apart the final which is played a single match in a neutral venue.
  • In the event that aggregate scores finish level, the away goals rule. (This rule applies also in extra time)
  • In case of a tie on aggregate, will play an extra time of 30 minutes, and if no goals are scored during extra time, the tie is decided by penalty shootout.
  • The winners of the competition will earn a place in the group stage of next season's UEFA Cup, if they have not already qualified for European competition, if so then the runners-up will instead take this berth.
  • The teams that play European competitions are exempt until the round of 16.
  • Reserve teams are excluded from the tournament.

(*) Athletic Bilbao, Atlético Madrid, Barcelona, Deportivo La Coruña, Real Betis, Real Madrid, Valladolid from 1ª División.

1st round[edit]

2nd round[edit]

3rd round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
 Catalonia Barcelona 2 3 5  
 Valencian Community Valencia 1 1 2  
   Catalonia Barcelona 2 3 5  
   Extremadura Mérida 0 0 0  
 Castile and León Valladolid 1 1 2
 Extremadura Mérida 1 3 4  
   Catalonia Barcelona 5 0 5  
   Aragon Zaragoza 2 0 2  
 Aragon Zaragoza 2 1 3  
 Community of Madrid Atlético Madrid 0 2 2  
   Aragon Zaragoza 3 2 5
   Andalusia Betis 0 2 2  
 Basque Country (autonomous community) Real Sociedad 0 1 2
 Andalusia Betis 2 1 3  
   Catalonia Barcelona (5–4 p) 1
   Balearic Islands Mallorca 1
 Basque Country (autonomous community) Alavés (a) 1 1 2  
 Community of Madrid Real Madrid 0 2 2  
   Basque Country (autonomous community) Alavés 3 0 3
   Galicia (Spain) Deportivo La Coruña 1 0 1  
 Navarre Osasuna 0 1 1
 Galicia (Spain) Deportivo La Coruña 1 2 3  
   Basque Country (autonomous community) Alavés 1 0 1
   Balearic Islands Mallorca 2 1 3  
 Extremadura Extremadura 2 1 3  
 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Bilbao 0 4 4  
   Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Bilbao 2 0 2
   Balearic Islands Mallorca (a) 1 1 2  
 Balearic Islands Mallorca (a) 1 1 2
 Galicia (Spain) Celta Vigo 0 2 2  

Round of 16[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona Catalonia 5–2 Valencian Community Valencia 2–1 3–1
Valladolid Castile and León 2–4 Extremadura Mérida 1–1 1–3
Zaragoza Aragon 3–2 Community of Madrid Atlético Madrid 2–0 1–2
Real Sociedad Basque Country (autonomous community) 1–3 Andalusia Betis 0–2 1–1
Alavés Basque Country (autonomous community) 2–2 (a)[1] Community of Madrid Real Madrid 1–0 1–2
Osasuna Navarre 1–3 Galicia (Spain) Deportivo La Coruña 0–1 1–2
Extremadura Extremadura 3–4 Basque Country (autonomous community) Athletic Bilbao 2–0 1–4
Mallorca Balearic Islands 2–2 (a) Galicia (Spain) Celta Vigo 1–0 1–2

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona Catalonia 5–0 Extremadura Mérida 2–0 3–0
Zaragoza Aragon 5–2 Andalusia Betis 3–0 2–2
Alavés Basque Country (autonomous community) 3–1[2] Galicia (Spain) Deportivo La Coruña 3–1 0–0
Athletic Bilbao Basque Country (autonomous community) 2–2 (a) Balearic Islands Mallorca 2–1 0–1

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Barcelona Catalonia 5–2 Aragon Zaragoza 5–2 [3] 0–0
Alavés Basque Country (autonomous community) 1–3 [4] Balearic Islands Mallorca 1–2 0–1

First leg[edit]

Second leg[edit]

Final[edit]

Copa del Rey
1997–98 winners
Barcelona
24th title

Top goalscorers[edit]

Player Goals Team
Brazil Rivaldo
8
Barcelona
Spain Pier
5
Zaragoza
Serbia Jovan Stanković
5
Mallorca
Argentina Turu Flores
4
Las Palmas
Spain Pablo Gómez
4
Alavés
Spain Pepe Gálvez
4
Mallorca
Spain José Ignacio
4
Zaragoza
Spain Bolo
4
Hércules
Bosnia and Herzegovina Vladimir Gudelj
4
Celta Vigo
Argentina Luis Rueda
4
Extremadura

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Round Of 16: Deportivo Alavés vs Real Madrid CF" (in Spanish). Dailymotion.
  2. ^ "Quarters: Deportivo Alavés vs Deportivo de La Coruña" (in Spanish). Dailymotion.
  3. ^ "Semi: FC Barcelona vs Real Zaragoza (1st leg)" (in Spanish). Youtube.
  4. ^ "Semi: Deportivo Alavés vs RCD Mallorca" (in Spanish). Dailymotion.
  5. ^ "Final: FC Barcelona vs RCD Mallorca" (in Spanish). Youtube.

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