Does the Copa del Rey matter ?

Barcelona hit 5 past Ceuta and moved into the last 16.Video below….
The Copa del Rey (aka Campeonato de España – Copa de Su Majestad El Rey Don Juan Carlos I (Championship of Spain – His Majesty King Juan Carlos I’s Cup) is however a tournament that seems to be in danger of losing it’s significance if attendance at the games is anything to go by.
Some stats : Athletic Bilbao’s San Mamés and Barcelona’s Camp Nou were barely a third full. Sevilla had 8,000 for its 6-1 win over Real Union. Zaragoza was knocked out at a half-empty Romareda. Villarreal, the country’s third-best side and playing wonderful football, attracted only 8,000 to the Madrigal. Levante-Xérez had 5,000, Santander had 6,000 and Espanyol had 10,000. Deportivo-Osasuna and Almería-Real Sociedad, two all-First Division clashes, drew fewer than 8,000 each.Read full article here…


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