1919 Copa del Rey

The Copa del Rey 1919 was the 19th staging of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

1919 Copa del Rey
19th Copa del Rey
Defending championsReal Unión
ChampionsArenas Club de Getxo (1st title)
Runners-upFC Barcelona
Matches played13
Goals scored55 (4.23 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Félix Sesúmaga
(10 goals)

The competition started on 12 April 1919, and concluded on 18 May 1919, with the final, held at the Martínez Campos in Madrid, in which Arenas Club de Getxo lifted the trophy for the first time ever with a 5–2 victory over FC Barcelona after extra-time with a hat-trick from Félix Sesúmaga.[1]



Sevilla FC qualified for the semifinals, as CD Águilas withdrew before the start of the tournament.

First legEdit

Arenas Club de Getxo8–2Racing de Madrid
Sesúmaga   1', 2', 3', 8', 30', 50', 60'
Pagaza   80'
Report Ricardo Álvarez   40', 70'
Referee:   Cecilio Ibarreche

Real Vigo Sporting2–2Sporting de Gijón
Nolasco Lorenzo   42', 50' Report Manuel Meana   35'
Adolfo Trapote   90+12'
Referee:   Guillermo Larrañaga

FC Barcelona6–0Real Sociedad
Martínez   20'
Alcántara   44', 70'
Lakatos   55', 62', 79'

Second legEdit

Arenas Club de Getxo and Racing de Madrid won one match each. At that year, the aggregate score was not taken into account. A replay match was played.

Sporting de Gijón and Real Vigo Sporting tied, with both games drawn. A replay match was played.

FC Barcelona won 2–0 on aggregate matches and qualified for the semifinals.

Replay matchesEdit

Arenas Club qualified for the semifinals.

Real Vigo Sporting3–0Sporting de Gijón
Moncho Gil   73'
Teodoro Cruces   76', 83'
Referee:   Cecilio Ibarreche

Real Vigo qualified for the semifinals.


First legEdit

FC Barcelona4–3Sevilla FC
Lakatos   31'
Martínez   43'
Garchitorena   86'
Alcántara   88'
Report Kinké   35' (pen.), 85'
Otero   49'

Real Vigo Sporting0–2Arenas Club de Getxo
Report Sesúmaga   12', 40'
Referee:   Bartlett

Second legEdit

Sevilla FC0–3FC Barcelona
Report Alcántara   60', 76', 82'

FC Barcelona win 2–0 on aggregate matches.

Arenas Club de Getxo6–1Real Vigo Sporting
Sesúmaga   10', 63', 67', 84'
Barturen   33', 69'
Report Vallana   81' (o.g.)
Referee:   Cecilio Ibarreche

Arenas Club de Getxo win 2–0 on aggregate matches.


Arenas Club de Getxo5–2
FC Barcelona
Sesúmaga   12', 80', 96'
F. Peña   116'
Ibaibarriaga   119'
Report Viñals   38'
Lakatos   55'
Copa del Rey 1919 winners
Arenas de Getxo
1st title


  1. ^ "Spain – Cup 1919". RSSSF. 12 February 2001. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 19 July 2022.
  2. ^ CD Águilas withdrew before the start of the tournament.