1996–97 Copa del Rey

The 1996–97 Copa del Rey was the 95th staging of the Copa del Rey.

1996–97 Copa del Rey
95th Copa del Rey
CountrySpain Spain
Teams72
ChampionsBarcelona
Runners-upReal Betis
Matches played139
Goals scored330 (2.37 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Argentina Klimowicz (7)

The competition started on 4 September 1996 and concluded on 28 June 1997 with the final, held at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.

First roundEdit

Second roundEdit

Third roundEdit

BracketEdit

  Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
   Las Palmas (5–3 p) 0 2 2  
   Valencia 2 0 2  
     Las Palmas (a) 0 1 1  
     Espanyol 0 1 1  
   Deportivo La Coruña 2 0 2
   Espanyol (a) 2 0 2  
     Las Palmas 0 0 0  
     Barcelona 4 3 7  
   Atlético Madrid 2 3 5  
   Compostela 0 2 2  
     Atlético Madrid 2 4 6
     Barcelona 2 5 7  
   Barcelona 3 1 4
   Real Madrid 2 1 3  
     Barcelona 3
     Real Betis 2
   Tenerife 0 0 0  
   Real Betis 2 3 5  
     Real Betis 2 2 4
     Rayo Vallecano 0 1 1  
   Rayo Vallecano 2 2 4
   Extremadura 2 1 3  
     Real Betis 1 1 2
     Celta Vigo 0 1 1  
   Racing Santander 1 1 2  
   Athletic Bilbao 0 1 1  
     Racing Santander 1 0 1
     Celta Vigo 2 1 3  
   Lleida 1 0 1
   Celta Vigo (a) 1 0 1  

Round of 16Edit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Las Palmas   2–2 (5–3 p)   Valencia 0–2 2–0[2]
Deportivo La Coruña   2–2 (a)   Espanyol 2–2 0–0
Atlético Madrid   5–2   Compostela 2–0 3–2
Barcelona   4–3   Real Madrid 3–2[3] 1–1
Tenerife   0–5   Real Betis 0–2 0–3
Rayo Vallecano   4–3   Extremadura 2–2 1–1
Racing Santander   2–1   Athletic Bilbao 1–0 1–1
Lleida   1–1 (a)   Celta Vigo 1–1 0–0

First legEdit

28 January 1997 Deportivo La Coruña2–2EspanyolA Coruña
21:30 CET Maikel   81'
Rivaldo   82'
Report (in Spanish) Benítez   42'
Răducioiu   58'
Stadium: Riazor
Attendance: 16,800
Referee: Nuñez Manrique  
29 January 1997 Racing Santander1–0Athletic BilbaoSantander
21:00 CET Arpón   89'
Merino   83'  
Report (in Spanish) Stadium: El Sardinero
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Megía Dávila  
29 January 1997 Lleida1–1Celta VigoLleida
21:00 CET Julio Rodríguez   33' Report (in Spanish) Prieto   88' Stadium: Camp d'Esports
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Mejuto González  
29 January 1997 Rayo Vallecano2–2ExtremaduraMadrid
21:00 CET Guilherme   23'
Klimowicz   31'
José María   68'
Report (in Spanish) Silvani   41'
Pineda   58'
Stadium: La Peineta
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Gracia Redondo  
29 January 1997 Atlético Madrid2–0CompostelaMadrid
21:00 CET Toni   8'
Kiko   90'
Report (in Spanish) Lekumberri   71'   Stadium: Vicente Calderón
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Carmona Méndez  
29 January 1997 Las Palmas0–2ValenciaLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
22:00 CET Report (in Spanish) Leandro   41'   66'
Camarasa   44'
Stadium: Insular
Attendance: 19,000
Referee: García-Aranda  
30 January 1997 Tenerife0–2Real BetisSanta Cruz de Tenerife
18:30 CET Report (in Spanish) Pier   41'
Kowalczyk   66'
Stadium: Heliodoro Rodríguez López
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Esquinas Torres  
30 January 1997 Barcelona3–2Real MadridBarcelona
21:30 CET Ronaldo   13'
Nadal   70'
Giovanni   78'
Report (in Spanish) Šuker   16'
Hierro   67'
Stadium: Camp Nou
Attendance: 95,000
Referee: López Nieto  

Second legEdit

4 February 1997 Compostela2–3Atlético MadridSantiago de Compostela
20:30 CET Penev   17' (pen.)45' Report (in Spanish) López   6'
Kiko   10'
Biagini   19'
Stadium: Multiusos de San Lázaro
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Losantos Omar  
5 February 1997 Athletic Bilbao1–1Racing SantanderBilbao
20:15 CET Urzaiz   82',   90' Report (in Spanish) Txema   31'
Sánchez Jara   74'  
Correa   81'  
Stadium: San Mamés
Attendance: 42,000
Referee: Fernández Marín  
5 February 1997 Espanyol0–0Deportivo La CoruñaBarcelona
20:45 CET Olmeta   42' Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Sarrià
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: Prados García  
5 February 1997 Celta Vigo0–0LleidaVigo
21:00 CET Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Balaídos
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Iturralde González  
5 February 1997 Valencia       0–2 (a.e.t.)
(3–5 p)
Las PalmasValencia
21:15 CET Report (in Spanish) Paquito   32'
Orlando   50'
Asier   115'  
Stadium: Mestalla
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Hernanz Angulo  
Penalties
Leandro  
Cáceres  
Iván Campo  
Karpin  
  Valerón
  Paquito
  Turu Flores
  Víctor
  Simionato
5 February 1997 Real Betis3–0TenerifeSevilla
21:30 CET Merino   75'
Bjelica   87'
Cañas   88'
Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Benito Villamarín
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Daudén Ibáñez  
6 February 1997 Extremadura1–2Rayo VallecanoAlmendralejo
19:30 CET Silvani   1' Report (in Spanish) Guilherme   50'
Klimowicz   90' (pen.)
Stadium: Francisco de la Hera
Attendance: 9,000
Referee: Andradas Asurmendi  
6 February 1997 Real Madrid1–1BarcelonaMadrid
21:00 CET Šuker   79' (pen.) Report (in Spanish) Roberto Carlos   69' (o.g.) Stadium: Santiago Bernabéu
Attendance: 110,000
Referee: Díaz Vega  

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Las Palmas   1–1 (a)   Espanyol 0–0 1–1
Atlético Madrid   6–7   Barcelona 2–2 4–5[4]
Real Betis   4–1   Rayo Vallecano 2–0 2–1
Racing Santander   1–3   Celta Vigo 1–2 0–1

First legEdit

26 February 1997 Real Betis2–0Rayo VallecanoSeville
20:00 CET Sabas   13' (pen.)
Alfonso   81'
Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Benito Villamarín
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Iturralde González  
26 February 1997 Atlético Madrid2–2BarcelonaMadrid
22:00 CET Caminero   19'
Kiko   72'
Report (in Spanish) Pizzi   43' (pen.)64' Stadium: Vicente Calderón
Attendance: 45,000
Referee: Mejuto González  
27 February 1997 Las Palmas0–0EspanyolLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
19:30 CET Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Insular
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Ansuátegui Roca  
27 February 1997 Racing Santander1–2Celta VigoSantander
21:30 CET Javi López   66' Report (in Spanish) Mostovoi   44'
Revivo   74'
Josema   81'  
Stadium: El Sardinero
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Díaz Vega  

Second legEdit

12 March 1997 Espanyol1–1Las PalmasBarcelona
19:30 CET Ouédec   43' Report (in Spanish) Turu Flores   47' Stadium: Sarrià
Attendance: 8,300
Referee: López Nieto  
12 March 1997 Barcelona5–4Atlético MadridBarcelona
21:30 CET Ronaldo   47'51'72'
Figo   67'
Pizzi   81'
Report (in Spanish) Pantić   8'28'31' (pen.)52' Stadium: Camp Nou
Attendance: 90,000
Referee: Gracia Redondo  
13 March 1997 Celta Vigo1–0Racing SantanderVigo
20:00 CET Ratković   80',   86'   Report (in Spanish) Correa   90+5'   Stadium: Balaídos
Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Fernández Marín  
13 March 1997 Rayo Vallecano1–2Real BetisVallecas
22:00 CET Guilherme   65' Report (in Spanish) Olías   28'
Cañas   90'
Stadium: Nuevo Estadio de Vallecas
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Daudén Ibáñez  

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Las Palmas   0–7   Barcelona 0–4 0-3
Real Betis   2–1   Celta Vigo 1–0 1–1

First legEdit

25 March 1997 Real Betis1–0Celta VigoSevilla
21:30 CET Bjelica   71' Report (in Spanish) Geli   82'   Stadium: Benito Villamarín
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: García-Aranda  
26 March 1997 Las Palmas0–4BarcelonaLas Palmas
22:00 CET Report (in Spanish) Ronaldo   44' (pen.)77'
Pizzi   56'
De la Peña   75'
Stadium: Insular
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Díaz Vega  

Second legEdit

2 April 1997 Celta Vigo1–1Real BetisVigo
21:30 CET Ratković   33'   62' Report (in Spanish) Alexis   87'
Ureña   62'
Stadium: Balaídos
Attendance: 33,000
Referee: Esquinas Torres  
3 April 1997 Barcelona3–0Las PalmasBarcelona
21:30 CET Óscar   14'
Luis Enrique   28'
Couto   65'
Report (in Spanish) Stadium: Camp Nou
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Ansuátegui Roca  

FinalEdit

Barcelona3–2[5]
(a.e.t.)
Real Betis
Figo   45'114'
Pizzi   85'
Report
(in Spanish)
Alfonso   11'
Finidi   82'
Attendance: 82,498
Copa del Rey
1996–97 winners
Barcelona
23rd title

Top goalscorersEdit

Player Goals Team
  Diego Klimowicz
7
Rayo Vallecano
  Ronaldo
6
Barcelona
  Juan Antonio Pizzi
5
Barcelona
  Turu Flores
5
Las Palmas
  Davor Šuker
5
Real Madrid
  Juan Sabas
4
Real Betis
  Lyuboslav Penev
4
Compostela
  Milinko Pantić
4
Atlético Madrid
  Alexandre
4
Villarreal
  Julio Rodríguez
4
Lleida

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Third Round: UE Lleida vs Hércules CF" (PDF) (in Spanish). Mundo Deportivo.
  2. ^ "Round of 16: Valencia CF vs UD Las Palmas (2nd Leg)" (in Spanish). Youtube.
  3. ^ "Round of 16: FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF (1st Leg)". Youtube.
  4. ^ "Quarters: FC Barcelona vs Atlético de Madrid (2nd Leg)" (in Spanish). Youtube.
  5. ^ "Final: FC Barcelona vs Real Betis" (in Catalan). Youtube.

External linksEdit