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The 1985 Copa de la Liga was the third edition of Copa de la Liga. The competition started on April 11, 1985 and concluded on June 15, 1985. Due to time constraints, saturation and club pressure, the Copa de la Liga only lasted four years since 1982, being cancelled in 1986.

Copa de la Liga
CountrySpain
Teams21
ChampionsReal Madrid
Runners-upAtletico Madrid
Matches played42
Goals scored140 (3.33 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Spain Juan José Rubio (6)
1984
1986

Contents

FormatEdit

The Copa de la Liga was played by 18 teams of 1984-85 La Liga and 4 winners of 1984 Copa de la Liga of Segunda División, Segunda División B and Tercera División. All rounds were played over two legs. The team that had the higher aggregate score over the two legs progressed to the next round. The 1984-85 Copa del Rey winner was exempt until the quarter-finals and the 1984-85 Copa del Rey quarter-final losers were exempt until the second round.

La LigaEdit

Other teamsEdit

First roundEdit

First leg: 11 April 1985. Second leg: 17, 18, 21 and 24 May 1985.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valencia CF 3-2 Racing Santander 1-2 2-0
Sevilla FC 3-0 Gimnàstic de Tarragona 2-0 1-0
Real Murcia 9-1 Hércules CF 7-0 2-1
Real Valladolid 12-4 CD Antequerano 8-0 4-4
Málaga CF 3-2 CA Osasuna 1-0 2-2
CD Tudelano 1-5 RCD Español 0-4 1-1
Elche CF 2-5 CD Castellón 2-2 0-3

Second roundEdit

First leg: 1, 4 and 5 May 1985. Second leg: 7 and 9 May 1985.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FC Barcelona 4-2 Real Sociedad 2-0 2-2
Real Valladolid 3-4 Real Zaragoza 2-3 1-1
Real Betis 4-1 Valencia CF 4-0 0-1
Atletico Madrid 9-0 Real Murcia 4-0 5-0
CD Castellón 2-4 RCD Español 1-3 1-1
Athletic Bilbao 4-2 Málaga CF 3-2 1-0
Sporting Gijon 3-1 Sevilla CF 1-1 2-0

Quarter-FinalsEdit

First leg: 11 and 12 May 1985. Second leg: 16 and 19 May 1985.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FC Barcelona 3-3 (p) Real Madrid 2-2 1-1
Sporting Gijon 3-2 Real Zaragoza 2-0 1-2
RCD Español 4-1 Athletic Bilbao 3-0 1-1
Atletico Madrid 4-3 Real Betis 3-1 1-2

Semi-FinalsEdit

First leg: 30 May 1985. Second leg: 2 June 1985.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sporting Gijon 3-4 Real Madrid 3-1 0-3
Atletico Madrid 5-3 RCD Español 5-1 0-2

FinalEdit

First legEdit

Atletico Madrid3 – 2 Real Madrid
Rubio   10'
Arteche   57'
Cabrera   59'
Pineda   48'
Santillana   79'
Attendance: 40,000
Referee: Urío Velázquez

Second legEdit

Real Madrid2 – 0 Atletico Madrid
Stielike   23'
Míchel   62'
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Crespo Aurré
Copa de la Liga
1985 Winners
Real Madrid
1st title

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