Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
    View Today
    Sun, Jun 20

    Alcorcon beats top-tier Espanyol in penalty shootout to reach round of 16 in Copa del Rey

    Dec 23, 2016

    MADRID — Second division Alcorcon eliminated top-tier Espanyol from the Copa del Rey with a 4-3 victory in a penalty shootout on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).

    Gerardo Moreno and Jose Manuel Jurado missed penalty kicks for Espanyol as Alcorcon advanced to the round of 16 after the second leg finished 1-1 after both regulation and extra time — and 2-2 on aggregate.

    Alvaro Gimenez put Alcorcon ahead in the 20th minute but the hosts equalized through Hernan Perez in the 84th before eventually falling in the shootout.

    Athletic Bilbao defeated third division club Racing Santander 3-0 to advance 5-1 on aggregate, and Celta Vigo earned its second straight 1-0 victory over second division UCAM Murcia to advance 2-0 overall.

    Alaves thrashed second division Nastic 6-0 on aggregate after 3-0 wins in both legs.

    Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid had already advanced to the round of 16, which starts in the first week of January following Friday's draw.

    Continue reading below ↓
    Continue reading below ↓
    Recommended Videos
    Read Next
    Sorry, no results found for
  • POLL

    • Quiz

      Quiz Result