1997-98 Copa del Rey

1997–98 Copa del Rey
94th Copa del Rey
Country  Spain
Dates 3 September 1997 – 29 April 1998
Teams 66
Champions FC Barcelona
Runners-up RCD Mallorca
Matches played 129
Goals scored 317 (2.46 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Brazil Rivaldo  (8 goals)
FC Barcelona

The Copa del Rey 1997–98 is the 94th staging of the Copa del Rey.

The competition started on September 3, 1997 and concluded on April 29, 1998 with the Final, held at the Estadio Mestalla in Valencia.

Format

  • 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 de Madrid, FC Barcelona, Deportivo de La Coruña, Real Betis, Real Madrid CF, Real Valladolid CF from 1ª División.

1st Round

2nd Round

3rd Round

Bracket

Round of 16

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

First Leg

Second Leg

Quarter-Finals

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

First Leg

Second Leg

Semi-Finals

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

First Leg

Second Leg

Final

29 April 1998
21:00 CET
FC Barcelona 1 – 1[5]
(a.e.t.)
RCD Mallorca
Rivaldo Goal 66' Report
(Spanish)
Stanković Goal 6'
Mena Red card 84'
Romero Yellow cardRed card 90+3'
  Penalties  
Rivaldo Penalty missed
Giovanni Penalty scored
Celades Penalty missed
Pizzi Penalty scored
Roger Penalty scored
Figo Penalty missed
Óscar Penalty scored
Reiziger Penalty scored
5 – 4 Penalty missed Iván Rocha
Penalty scored Soler
Penalty missed Iván Campo
Penalty scored Olaizola
Penalty scored Roa
Penalty missed Stanković
Penalty scored Amato
Penalty missed Eskurza
Valencia
Stadium: Mestalla
Attendance: 54,000
Referee: Daudén Ibáñez Aragon
Copa del Rey
1997–98 Winners
FC Barcelona
24th title

References

External links

  • (English) RSSSF
  • (Spanish) Linguasport
  • (Spanish) career cup 1997-98 (Early rounds)

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