Real Madrid to face Barcelona in Copa del Rey Opponents
Copa del Rey holders Barcelona will start the safeguard of their title with a round-of-32 tie against Villanovense, while Real Madrid were matched with Cadiz in Friday’s draw.
The draw for this round of the opposition is seeded, with the seven groups speaking to Spain in the Champions League and Europa League ensured to face outfits from Segunda Division B alliances and Tercera Division.
Atletico Madrid – victors in 2013 – will confront Reus, while a year ago’s finalists Athletic Bilbao will tackle Linense.
Somewhere else, Sevilla will play Logrones and Valencia come up against Barakaldo, while Villarreal tackle Huesca.
The four all-La Liga ties drawn out of the cap were Real Betis against Sporting Gijon, Levante playing Espanyol, Las Palmas tackling Real Sociedad and Rayo Vallecano meeting Getafe.
Ties will be played more than two legs on December 2 and December 16, with victors advancing to the last-16 stage, which is additionally seeded.
Draw in full:
Cadiz v Real Madrid
Villanovense v Barcelona
Barakaldo v Valencia
Reus v Atletico Madrid
Logrones v Sevilla
Linense v Athletic Bilbao
Huesca v Villarreal
Almeria v Celta Vigo
Leganes v Granada
Llagostera v Deportivo La Coruna
Mirandes v Malaga
Ponferradina v Eibar
Real Betis v Sporting Gijon
Levante v Espanyol
Las Palmas v Real Sociedad
Rayo Vallecano v Getafe