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The 2008–09 Copa del Rey was the 107th staging of the Copa del Rey. The competition started on 23 August 2008 and concluded on 13 May 2009 with the final, held at the Mestalla Stadium in Valencia, in which Barcelona lifted the trophy for the 25th time in their history with a 4–1 victory over Athletic Bilbao, who qualified for the third qualifying round of the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League. The defending cup holders were Valencia, but they were eliminated in the quarter-finals.

2008–09 Copa del Rey
107th Copa del Rey
CountrySpain Spain
Teams83
ChampionsBarcelona (25th title)
Runners-upAthletic Bilbao
Top goal scorer(s)Luis Fabiano
Lionel Messi
(6 goals each)

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

The following teams competed in the 2008–09 Copa del Rey:

20 teams of 2007–08 La Liga:

21 teams of 2007–08 Segunda División (Sevilla Atlético are excluded for being a reserve team of Sevilla):

24 teams of 2007–08 Segunda División B. Teams that qualified are the top five teams of each of the 4 groups (excluding reserve teams) and the four with the highest number of points out of the remaining non-reserve teams (*):

18 teams of Tercera División 2007–08. Teams that qualified are the champions of each of the 18 groups (or at least the ones with the highest number of points within their group since reserve teams are excluded):

First roundEdit

The matches were played on 23, 25, 26, 27 and 28 August 2008.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Real Oviedo 2–0 Pontevedra
Ponferradina 1–0 (aet) Racing Ferrol
San Fernando 0–3 Poli Ejido
Conquense 3–2 (aet) Cádiz
Izarra 0–1 Gavà
Universidad LPGC 1–0 Ciempozuelos
Orihuela 2–0 Atlético Baleares
Linares 1–2 Écija
Ciudad Santiago 0–1 Portugalete
Melilla 2–1 (aet) Ceuta
Toledo 3–1 Granada
Barakaldo 2–0 Gimnástica de Torrelavega
Roquetas 1–0 Atlético Ciudad
Ejea 1–3 (aet) Alzira
Alfaro 1–0 (aet) Águilas
Atlético Granadilla 0–1 (aet) Don Benito
Lugo 0–3 Real Unión
Sant Andreu 2–1 (aet) Mirandés
Real Oviedo2–0Pontevedra
Curro   49' (pen.)
Basualdo   81' (o.g.)
San Fernando0–3Poli Ejido
Molina   8'
Nakor   45'
Laget   78'
Conquense3–2 a.e.t.Cádiz
Beñat   78'
Martins   104'106'
Juanma   35'
Enrique   103'
Izarra0–1Gavà
Keko   88'
Orihuela2–0Atlético Baleares
Espadas   18'
Tevenet   57'
Linares1–2Écija
Ángel   9' [2] Fernando   22'
Migue   72'
Attendance: 2,000
Melilla2–1 a.e.t.Ceuta
Ramos   47'
Migui   94'
Anxo   50'
Toledo3–1Granada
Velasco   36' (pen.)
Intxausti   67'
Butra   74'
Altuna   19'
Barakaldo2–0Gimnástica
Alonso   10'
Rubio   71'
Ejea1–3 a.e.t.Alzira
Gómez   73' Ramos   65'
López   95'
Madrigal   120'
Alfaro1–0 a.e.t.Águilas
Gurría   120+2'
Attendance: 700
Lugo0–3Real Unión
Goikoetxea   15'
Romo   42' (pen.)
Abasolo   53'
Sant Andreu2–1 a.e.t.Mirandés
Besora   60'
Eloi   107'
Espinosa   76'

Second roundEdit

The matches were played on 3, 4 and 11 September 2008. Albacete received a bye.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Real Sociedad 1–0 Zaragoza
Huesca 1–3 (aet) Rayo Vallecano
Real Oviedo 2–3 (aet) Ponferradina
Real Unión 2–1 Sant Andreu
Orihuela 1–0 Fuerteventura
Toledo 1–0 Zamora
Barakaldo 1–0 (aet) Roquetas
Salamanca 2–1 Las Palmas
Alzira 0–0 (1–4 p) Granada 74
Alfaro 1–2 Don Benito
Benidorm 4–2 (aet) Lemona
Castellón 1–0 Eibar
Elche 2–0 Alavés
Gimnàstic 0–2 Girona
Xerez 1–1 (1–3 p) Real Murcia
Tenerife 2–1 Córdoba
Hércules 2–1 (aet) Levante
Poli Ejido 2–0 Conquense
Écija 0–1 Portugalete
Melilla 5–2 Mérida
Alicante 0–1 Celta Vigo
Gavà 1–3 (aet) Universidad de Las Palmas
Real Sociedad1–0Zaragoza
Marcos   47'
Huesca1–3 a.e.t.Rayo Vallecano
Castro   61' (pen.) Coke   90'
Pachón   104'107'
Real Oviedo2–3 a.e.t.Ponferradina
Cervero   84'
Curro   115'
Portilla   63'118'
Prieto   93' (o.g.)
Attendance: 6,000
Real Unión2–1Sant Andreu
Goikoetxea   20'
Larraínzar   68'
[3] Lanzarote   55'
Attendance: 800
Orihuela1–0Fuerteventura
Villa   82' (pen.)
Toledo1–0Zamora
Joaqui   26'
Barakaldo1–0 a.e.t.Roquetas
Izeta   104'
Salamanca2–1Las Palmas
Toti   31'
Miku   47'
González   6'
Alzira0–0 a.e.t.Granada 74
[4]
Penalties
Cabarcos  
Heras  
Robles  
1–4   Nené
  Pérez
  Thierry
  Nino
Attendance: 1,000
Alfaro1–2Don Benito
Asurmendi   19' Serrano   45'  64'
Benidorm4–2 a.e.t.Lemona
Paixão   35'89'
Luismi   104'
Ruano   108' (pen.)
[5] Ramírez   14' (pen.)
Arroyo   71' (pen.)
Castellón1–0Eibar
Pampín   77' (o.g.)
Elche2–0Alavés
D. Fuster   6'
Dani   70'
Gimnàstic0–2Girona
[6] Gabri   86'89'
Attendance: 4,000
Xerez1–1 a.e.t.Real Murcia
Francis   71' Sikora   58'
Penalties
Calle  
Ríos  
Bermejo  
Mendoza  
1–3   Alonso
  Núñez
  Bruno
  Campos
Tenerife2–1Córdoba
Alfaro   24'  54' [7] Álvarez   74'
Hércules2–1 a.e.t.Levante
Sendoa   48'
Tote   91'
Del Moral   29'
Poli Ejido2–0Conquense
Rico   42'
Nakor   86'
Écija0–1Portugalete
Del Olmo   65'
Melilla5–2Mérida
Migui   4'  7'
Carrión   33'
López   53'
Ramos   77'
Stoeten   21'
Ismael   61'
Alicante0–1Celta Vigo
Díaz   61'
Gavà1–3 a.e.t.Universidad de Las Palmas
Badía   89' [8] Ariday   90+2' (pen.)
Cacá   101'111'
Attendance: 400
Referee: Vallejo Aznar

Third roundEdit

The matches were played on 8 and 9 October 2008. Real Murcia received a bye.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Portugalete 2–0 Don Benito
Real Unión 2–1 Barakaldo
Celta Vigo 2–0 Real Sociedad
Ponferradina 1–1 (4–2 p) Universidad de Las Palmas
Orihuela 3–1 Toledo
Rayo Vallecano 2–1 Albacete
Salamanca 0–1 (aet) Castellón
Melilla 2–3 Poli Ejido
Hércules 1–0 Girona
Granada 74 0–2 Benidorm
Elche 1–1 (4–3 p) Tenerife
Real Unión2–1Barakaldo
Goikoetxea   42'
Salcedo   50'
Rebollo   12'
Celta Vigo2–0Real Sociedad
Dinei   22'64' [10]
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Hevia Obras
Orihuela3–1Toledo
Espadas   4'42'
Tevenet   11'
Óscar Martín   26'
Rayo Vallecano2–1Albacete
Enguix   54'
Piti   61'
Merino   52'
Melilla2–3Poli Ejido
Ramos   1'
Chota   90+3'
Torres   33'
Laget   61'
Molina   65'
Hércules1–0Girona
Morán   58'
Granada 740–2Benidorm
Luismi   6'
Ruano   33'
Elche1–1 a.e.t.Tenerife
Sicilia   91' (o.g.) [12] Marrero   116'
Penalties
R. Fuster  
D. Fuster  
Rodri  
Acciari  
Caballero  
4–3   Ricardo
  Saizar
  Pérez
  Richi
  Ángel
Attendance: 1,812
Referee: Pino Zamorano

Final phase bracketEdit

Team listed first play home in the first leg.

Round of 32
29 October 2008
12 November 2008
  Round of 16
7 January 2009
14 January 2009
  Quarterfinals
21 January 2009
28 January 2009
  Semifinals
4 February 2009
4 March 2009
  Final
13 May 2009
 Real Murcia 2 0 2  
 Racing Santander 1 2 3      Racing Santander 1 1 2  
 Portugalete 1 0 1    Valencia (aet) 1 3 4  
 Valencia 4 3 7        Valencia 3 1 4  
 Ponferradina 1 0 1        Sevilla (a) 2 2 4  
 Sevilla 0 4 4      Sevilla 2 3 5
 Elche 0 0 0    Deportivo 1 0 1  
 Deportivo 2 2 4        Sevilla 2 0 2  
 Getafe 0 0 0        Athletic Bilbao 1 3 4  
 Osasuna 0 1 1      Osasuna 1 0 1  
 Athletic Bilbao 2 1 3    Athletic Bilbao 1 2 3  
 Recreativo 0 2 2        Athletic Bilbao 0 2 2
 Numancia 0 0 0        Sporting de Gijón 0 1 1  
 Sporting de Gijón 1 2 3      Sporting de Gijón 3 1 4
 Hércules 1 2 3    Valladolid 1 2 3  
 Valladolid 5 2 7        Athletic Bilbao 1
 Poli Ejido 5 1 6        Barcelona 4
 Villarreal 0 1 1      Poli Ejido 3 0 3  
 Celta Vigo 2 0 2    Espanyol (a) 2 1 3  
 Espanyol 2 3 5        Espanyol 0 2 2  
 Orihuela 0 0 0        Barcelona 0 3 3  
 Atlético Madrid 1 0 1      Atlético Madrid 1 1 2
 Benidorm 0 0 0    Barcelona 3 2 5  
 Barcelona 1 1 2        Barcelona 2 1 3
 Málaga 1 0 1        Mallorca 0 1 1  
 Mallorca 1 2 3      Mallorca 3 1 4  
 Rayo Vallecano 1 0 1    Almería 1 1 2  
 Almería 2 3 5        Mallorca 1 0 1
 Real Unión (a) 3 3 6        Betis 0 0 0  
 Real Madrid 2 4 6      Real Unión 0 0 0
 Castellón 0 0 0    Betis 1 1 2  
 Betis 2 2 4  

Round of 32Edit

The first leg matches were played on 28, 29 and 30 October while the second legs were played on 11, 12 and 13 November 2008.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Unión (a) 6–6 Real Madrid 3–2 3–4
Portugalete 1–7 Valencia 1–4 0–3
Ponferradina 1–4 Sevilla 1–0 0–4
Orihuela 0–1 Atlético Madrid 0–1 0–0
Poli Ejido 6–1 Villarreal 5–0 1–1
Hércules 3–7 Valladolid 1–5 2–2
Rayo Vallecano 1–5 Almería 1–2 0–3
Celta Vigo 2–5 RCD Espanyol 2–2 0–3
Castellón 0–4 Betis 0–2 0–2
Real Murcia 2–3 Racing Santander 2–1 0–2
Málaga 1–3 Mallorca 1–1 0–2
Athletic Bilbao 3–2 Recreativo 2–0 1–2
Getafe 0–1 Osasuna 0–0 0–1
Benidorm 0–2 Barcelona 0–1 0–1
Elche 0–4 Deportivo 0–2 0–2
Numancia 0–3 Sporting de Gijón 0–1 0–2

Round of 16Edit

The first leg matches were played on 6, 7 and 8 January while the second legs were played on 14 and 15 January 2009.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sevilla 5–1 Deportivo 2–1 3–0
Sporting de Gijón 4–3 Valladolid 3–1 1–2
Poli Ejido 3–3 (a) RCD Espanyol 3–2 0–1
Real Unión 0–2 Betis 0–1 0–1
Mallorca 4–2 Almería 3–1 1–1
Racing Santander 2–4 (aet) Valencia 1–1 1–3
Atlético Madrid 2–5 Barcelona 1–3 1–2
Osasuna 1–3 Athletic Bilbao 1–1 0–2

QuarterfinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Valencia 4–4 (a) Sevilla 3–2 1–2
Espanyol 2–3 Barcelona 0–0 2–3
Athletic Bilbao 2–1 Sporting de Gijón 0–0 2–1
Mallorca 1–0 Betis 1–0 0–0

First legsEdit

Valencia3–2Sevilla
Villa   6'
Baraja   83'
Mata   87'
Report Luís Fabiano   53'
Adriano   69'
Attendance: 30,000

Espanyol0–0Barcelona
Report

Athletic Bilbao0–0Sporting de Gijón
Report
Attendance: 35,000

Mallorca1–0Betis
Keita   65' Report
Attendance: 10,000

Second legsEdit

Betis0–0Mallorca
Report
Attendance: 25,000
Referee: Pérez Lasa

Mallorca won 1–0 on aggregate.


Sporting de Gijón1–2Athletic Bilbao
Carmelo   1' Report Gabilondo   42'
López   51'
Attendance: 18,000

Athletic Bilbao won 2–1 on aggregate.


Sevilla2–1Valencia
Kanouté   36'
Squillaci   89'
Report Marchena   8'

Sevilla 4–4 Valencia on aggregate. Sevilla won on away goals.


Barcelona3–2Espanyol
Bojan   34'48'
Piqué   55'
Report Coro   58'
Callejón   68'
Attendance: 78,443

Barcelona won 3–2 on aggregate.

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sevilla 2–4 Athletic Bilbao 2–1 0–3
Barcelona 3–1 Mallorca 2–0 1–1

First legsEdit

Sevilla2–1Athletic Bilbao
Duscher   61'
Acosta   90+2'
Report Llorente   42'

Barcelona2–0Mallorca
Henry   35'
Márquez   73'
Report
Attendance: 52,932

Second legsEdit

Athletic Bilbao3–0Sevilla
Martínez   4'
Llorente   34'
Toquero   37'
Report
Attendance: 39,750

Athletic Bilbao won 4–2 on aggregate.


Mallorca1–1Barcelona
Castro   45' Report Messi   81'
Attendance: 14,000

Barcelona won 3–1 on aggregate.

FinalEdit

Athletic Bilbao1–4Barcelona
Toquero   8' Report Touré   31'
Messi   54'
Bojan   57'
Xavi   64'
Attendance: 50,000
Copa del Rey
2008–09 winners
Barcelona
25th title

Top goalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Copa del Rey Top Scorer: 2008–09". World Football. Retrieved 2 February 2017.

External linksEdit