1921 Copa del Rey

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1921 Copa del Rey
21st Copa del Rey
Country Spain Spain
Teams 8
Defending champions FC Barcelona
Champions Athletic Bilbao (8th title)
Runners-up Athletic Madrid
Matches played 12
Goals scored 50 (4.17 per match)

The Copa del Rey 1921 was the 21st staging of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.

The competition started on April 9, 1921, and concluded on May 8, 1921, with the Final, held at the San Mamés in Bilbao, in which Athletic Bilbao lifted the trophy for the 8th time ever with a 4–1 victory over Athletic Madrid.



FC Barcelona withdrew in protest of the decision of Spanish Federation of moving the site of final from Seville to Bilbao.[1] Athletic Madrid, his opponent, qualified for the semifinals.

First leg[edit]

Fortuna Vigo 5–1 Real Unión

Sevilla FC 2–0 SR Levante

Second leg[edit]

Real Unión 3–2 Fortuna Vigo

Fortuna Vigo and Real Unión won one match each. At that year, the goal difference was not taken into account. A replay match was played.

Sporting Gijón 0–1 Athletic Bilbao

Athletic Bilbao qualified for the semifinals.

SR Levante 0–3 Sevilla FC

Sevilla FC qualified for the semifinals.

Replay match[edit]

Fortuna Vigo 3–4 Real Unión

Real Unión qualified for the semifinals.


First leg[edit]

Real Unión 1–2 Athletic Madrid

Sevilla FC 4–2 Athletic Bilbao

Second leg[edit]

Athletic Madrid 5–2 Real Unión

Athletic Madrid qualified for the final.

Athletic Bilbao 1–1 Sevilla FC

Sevilla FC won the semifinals, but was disqualified because of illegal line up in quarter finals. Athletic Bilbao qualified for the final.


Athletic Bilbao 4–1 Athletic Madrid
Laca Goal 29'73'
Acedo Goal 41' (pen.)68'
Goal 38' Triana
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Berraondo
Copa del Rey 1921 winners
Athletic Bilbao
8th title