MATCHES IN A ONLY GAME
These are the round of 16 finals of the Copa del Rey
Published:24/01/2020 - 13:45h
Updated:24/01/2020 - 13:47h
This Friday the draw for the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey was held and all the confrontations that will be, once again, a single match are already known
This Friday to the 13:00 hours has celebrated in the headquarters of the Real Spanish Federation of Football the draw of the eighth of final of the Glass of Rey. A draw that did not have the until ten teams of First Division that have remained deleted in the three first rounds -as, for example, the Athletic of Madrid- but that yes had the presence of four teams of Second To and two of Second B.
The FC Barcelona, that deleted to the Ibiza in dieciseisavos with big suffering, will confront to the Leganés. The Real Madrid, that neither had a good time to defeat to Unionistas of Salamanca, will measure his strengths with the Real Saragossa. The others clashes of this fourth round are the following: Badajoz-Granada, Cultural Leonese-Valencia, Tenerife-Athletic Club, Mirandés-Seville, Ray Vallecano-Villarreal, and Real Sociedad-Osasuna.
In this way, the FC Barcelona will see the faces with the Leganés in one of the two only duels between teams of First Division. The draw determined, since the ball of the Barcelona team extracted before that the one of the group 'pepinero', that the duel between both will take place in the Camp Nou, with the picture of Quique Setién like venue.
The eliminatory of eighth will keep on being to only party and will give beginning on 28 January. All the meetings between the 16 classified teams will take place between the 28, the 29 and the 30 of this same month. It is necessary to signal that the crashes will contest in the stadium of the club of lower category and, in the case of the two duels between teams of LaLiga, the extraction of the balls determined the headquarters.
After the dispute of all the eighth, the Real Spanish Federation of Football will go back to do a new draw to determine the quarter-finals, that will go back to be to only party. In fact, after the changes made in 2019, the semifinals will be the only round of the competition that will play in the classical format to double party. The big final will play on 18 April.
New surprises in eighth?
In the three rounds contested until the moment have had big surprises, like the elimination of 10 teams of First Division -with the bombazo included of the elimination of the Athletic of Madrid against the Cultural Leonese- or the big difficulties of Barça or Madrid to happen in front of teams of Second B like Ibiza or Unionistas. The new format endows of emotion to a competition that needed changes and that it could have new surprises in eighth.