COPA DEL REY 1977 With the arrival of the Monarchy, the tournement takes again its former name of Copa del Rey (King's Cup) Played by 113 teams: - all 18 teams of First Division. - all 20 teams of Second Division. - 75 (out of 80) of Third Division. All teams starting at the First Round, except those playing European competition, which get a bye until they are eliminated of the European Cups, or the Round of 16. FIRST ROUND Played by 13 of First Division,20 teams of Second Division and 75 teams of Third Division in order to qualify 54 teams. Only 1 team of First Division was eliminated: Racing Santander (against Linares CF 2-2,2-2 pp) Bye: Real Madrid (E1), Atlético Madrid (E2), Barcelona, Español and Athletic Bilbao (E3) SECOND ROUND Played by the 54 winners of the First Round in order to qualify 27 teams. Only 1 team of First Division was eliminated: Burgos CF (against UD Lérida 1-1, 1-1 pp) Bye: Real Madrid (E1), Atlético Madrid (E2), Barcelona, Español and Athletic Bilbao (E3) THIRD ROUND February 23rd and March 9th Alavés (Vitoria) - Real Sociedad 0-1, 0-1 Cádiz - Las Palmas 2-1, 0-3 Celta (Vigo) - CD Getafe 2-0, 0-0 (1) Deportivo Coruña - R Betis (Sevilla) 1-2, 0-4 (1) AD Ceuta - Salamanca* 1-0, 1-2 pp Córdoba - Calvo Sotelo (Puertollano) 0-0, 1-0 Gerona - Elche 0-0, 1-2 (2) Sporting Gijón - Español (Barcelona) 0-0, 2-3 Hércules (Alicante) - Real Madrid 3-0, 0-2 Recreativo Huelva - Calahorra 3-0, 1-2 (3) Lérida - Granada 2-0, 0-3 Rayo Vallecano - Real Valladolid 1-2, 0-1 Sevilla* - Pontevedra 0-0, 1-1 pp Valencia - CD Málaga 3-0, 0-0 (1) First leg, February 24th (2) Second leg, March 16th (3) February 24th and March 10th Bye: Atlético Madrid (E2), Barcelona (E3), Athletic Bilbao (E3) and R Zaragoza (draw) FOURTH ROUND March 17th and 26th Córdoba CF - Celta (Vigo) 1-0, 0-3 (4) R Zaragoza - Granada 1-0, 1-1 (4) March 23rd and April 16th Bye: Atlético Madrid (E2), Barcelona (E3), Athletic Bilbao (E3) and 9 teams more (draw) ROUND OF 16 April 27th and May 12th Celta (Vigo) - Barcelona 1-1, 2-1 (5) Elche - Athletic Bilbao 1-0, 0-4 Recreativo Huelva - Salamanca 0-1, 0-1 Real Sociedad - Español (Barcelona) 2-2, 0-3 Sevilla - Atlético Madrid 2-0, 0-1 Valencia - Hércules (Alicante) 1-0, 0-2 Real Valladolid - R Betis (Sevilla) 1-2, 1-1 (6) R Zaragoza - Las Palmas 1-0, 1-1 (5) Second leg, May 19th (6) May 5th and 19th QUARTER FINALS May 29th and June 5th Athletic Bilbao - Sevilla 5-0, 1-3 (7) R Betis (Sevilla)* - Hércules (Alicante) 2-1, 1-2 pp (8) Español (Barcelona) - RC Celta (Vigo) 3-0, 0-1 (9) R Zaragoza - Salamanca 1-0, 1-3 (8) (7) Second leg, June 4th (8) First leg, May 28th (9) May 28th and June 4th SEMIFINALS June 11th and 18th Athletic Bilbao - Salamanca 6-0, 2-1 (10) Español (Barcelona) - R Betis (Sevilla) 1-0, 0-2 (10) Second leg, June 19th FINAL Played at Vicente Calderón (Madrid), June 25th REAL BETIS (SEVILLA) - ATHLETIC BILBAO 2-2 AET (1-1) PENALTIES: 8-7 Goals: 0-1 Carlos, 1-1 López. At extra time: 1-2 Dani, 2-2 López Penalties: Betis: goals: G.Soriano, López, Del Pozo, Biosca, Sabaté, Esnaola, Eulate, Bizcocho missed: Cardeñosa, Alabanda Athletic: goals: Guisasola, Churruca, Escalza, Irureta, Amorrortu, Alexanko, Rojo I missed: Dani, Villar, Iribar R Betis: Esnaola, Bizcocho, Biosca, Cobo (Del Pozo), Sabaté, López, García Soriano, Alabanda, Megido (Eulate), Cardeñosa, Benítez Athletic: Iribar, Lasa (Astrain), Guisasola, Escalza, Villar, Alexanko, Dani, Irureta, Carlos (Amorrortu), Churruca, Rojo I Referee: García Carrión
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