Do away goals count in the Copa del Rey, and can ties go to penalties?

10-01-2019 21:01

THE COPA DEL REY is firmly underway with teams fighting for their place in the quarter-final of the competition.

Barcelona, who won the title last season are up against Levante, while Leganes will look to repeat their famous victory over Real Madrid last season.

Leganes humiliated Real Madrid last season
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How many rounds are double-matches?

LA LIGA teams join in the competition in the fourth round.

From this round until the final all ties are two legs.


Do away goals count in the Copa del Rey?

IF the aggregate score is level at the end of the second game the game will be decided by away goals.

Goals scored away from home will count twice.

If the teams remain equal after the away goals then extra time will be played.

Can the game go to penalties?

IF the teams remain equal after the away goals have been counted then the game will go into extra time.

Extra time lasts for 30 minutes.

If at the end of extra time, the sides cannot be separated then the game will go to penalties.

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