The UE Cornellà, which eliminated Atlético last Wednesday, will host Barcelona in the 1/16 final of the Copa del Rey, after the draw held this Friday in Las Rozas. The real Madrid, which has also entered the fray today with Barça, will face the Alcoyano.
The other two greats that have come into play today (the two who will play the final of the Cup pending) also already have a rival. He Athletic Bilbao will visit Ibiza, who thrashed and knocked out Celta, while the Real Sociedad will play against Córdoba.
As for the pairings between the ten remaining First teams and the ten Second teams that are still alive, the duels stand out Espanyol-Osasuna, Girona-Cádiz and Sporting de Gijón-Betis. In addition, the Sevilla will face off against Leganés and Valencia will visit Alcorcón, with Villarreal doing the same, in Tenerife. Finally, the Andalusian derby stands out Malaga and Granada.
Remember that the 1/16 tie will be played as a single match on January 20 and 21, the U duelsE Cornellà-FC Barcelona, Ibiza-Athletic, Alcoyano-Real Madrid and Córdoba-Real Sociedad. While the ten remaining duels will be played on January 16 and 17. All matches are played in the stadiums of lower-category clubs.
These are the 16 matches to be played in the third round:
UE Cornellà-FC Barcelona
Remember that today 16 teams from the First Division, 10 from the Second Division and 6 from the Second B have entered the pot and all will face a new round with a single match.
The four teams that will compete in the Spanish Super Cup (Barça, Real Madrid and the two pending to play the Cup final last season, Real Sociedad and Athletic), have already entered the hype.
There have been no clashes between teams of the same category: the four Super Cup teams will face four Second B teams; the two remaining teams from Second B will play against two teams from First Division and the ten teams from Second Division will be paired with the remaining ten from First.