1918 Copa del Rey

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1918 Copa del Rey
18th Copa del Rey
Country Spain Spain
Teams 6
Defending champions Madrid FC
Champions Real Union (2nd title)
Runners-up Madrid FC
Matches played 8
Goals scored 25 (3.13 per match)
1917
1919

The Copa del Rey 1918 was the 18th staging of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

The competition started on April 8, 1918, and concluded on May 2, 1918, with the Final, held at the O'Donnell in Madrid, in which Real Union lifted the trophy for the second time ever with a 2–0 victory over Madrid FC.

Teams[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]

Recreativo de Huelva and RC Fortuna received a bye to semifinals.

First leg[edit]

RCD Español 3–0 Madrid FC

This was a one-legged match, played in neutral ground. Real Unión advanced to semifinals.

Second leg[edit]

Madrid FC 1–0 RCD Español

RCD Español and Madrid CF won one match each. At that year, the goal difference was not taken into account. A replay match was played.

Replay match[edit]

Madrid FC 2–1 RCD Español

Madrid FC advanced to the semifinals

Semifinals[edit]

First leg[edit]

Recreativo de Huelva 1–2 Madrid FC

Real Unión 4–1 RC Fortuna

This was a one-legged match, played in neutral ground. Real Unión advanced to the final.

Second leg[edit]

Madrid FC 4–0 Recreativo de Huelva

Madrid FC won 2–0 on aggregate matches.

Final[edit]

Real Unión 2–0 Madrid FC
Legarreta Goal 45'85'
Referee: Francisco Torrens
Copa del Rey 1918 winners
Real Unión
2nd title

References[edit]