The draw for the primary spherical of the 2020/21 Copa del Rey takes place on Monday at 13:00 CET, with Primera División sides among the many complete of 112 golf equipment within the hat.
Nonetheless, Actual Madrid are one among 4 top-flight groups who is not going to characteristic within the draw, which is to be held at Seville’s Estadio La Cartuja, the venue for April’s closing.
Spanish Tremendous Cup groups given bye to Copa del Rey third spherical
That’s as a result of Los Blancos have been given a bye to the third spherical of the Copa after qualifying for January’s Spanish Tremendous Cup as winners of LaLiga final season.
Additionally not concerned within the first two rounds of the Copa are Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao and Actual Sociedad, who full the line-up for the four-team Tremendous Cup.
Barça booked their Tremendous Cup spot as LaLiga runners-up final time period, whereas Athletic and La Actual characteristic within the competitors after reaching the 2019/20 Copa closing – a fixture which has not but been performed on account of the coronavirus pandemic.
Madrid are the Tremendous Cup holders, having received the primary version of the revamped event in Saudi Arabia in January 2020, defeating Atlético Madrid within the closing.
This season’s Tremendous Cup, which is once more attributable to be hosted by Saudi Arabia, is set to happen between 13 and 16 January 2021.
Tremendous Cup foursome enter Copa on 20 January
Madrid, Barça, Athletic and La Actual will enter the 2020/21 Copa on the last-32 stage on 20 January, enjoying their ties 4 days later than the remainder of the competitors due to their involvement within the Tremendous Cup.
Aside from the two-legged semi-finals, each spherical of the Copa is now performed in single-game format.
2020/21 Copa del Rey schedule
|First spherical||16 December 2020|
|Second spherical||6 January 2021|
|Final 32||16 January 2021*|
|Final 16||27 January 2021|
|Quarter-finals||3 February 2021|
|Semi-finals (first leg)||10 February 2021|
|Semi-finals (second leg)||3 March 2021|
|FINAL||17 April 2021|
The 4 Spanish Tremendous Cup groups (Actual Madrid, Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao and Actual Sociedad) will play their last-32 ties on 20 January 2021.
Tremendous Cup groups to play LaLiga matches throughout Copa first spherical
Amid a very packed fixture schedule this season because of the pandemic, LaLiga has made the many of the Tremendous Cup quartet’s preliminary absence from the Copa by scheduling their week-19 league video games, which might in any other case conflict with their last-32 ties on 20 January, to coincide with the primary spherical of the cup on 16 December.
Actual Madrid will due to this fact be internet hosting Athletic Bilbao in LaLiga whereas the Copa first spherical is happening, with Actual Sociedad visiting Barça.
The Tremendous Cup foursome don’t presently have any fixtures in place in the course of the Copa second spherical on 6 January.