1979 Copa del Rey Final

1979 Copa del Rey Final
Event 1978–79 Copa del Rey
Date 30 June 1979
Venue Vicente Calderón, Madrid
Referee Emilio Guruceta
Attendance 50,000

The 1979 Copa del Rey Final was the 75th final of the Spanish cup competition, the Copa del Rey. The final was played at Vicente Calderón in Madrid on 30 June 1979. The match was won by Valencia CF, who beat Real Madrid 2 – 0. Valencia won the cup for the fifth time.

Road to the final

Valencia Round Madrid
Opponent Result Legs Opponent Result Legs
Girona CF 3–1 0–2 away; 1–1 home Round of 64 Atlético de Madrid 3–3 1–1 away; 2–2 home
Real Sociedad 4–2 1–0 away; 4–1 home Round of 32 UD Las Palmas 7–5 4–2 home; 1–1 away
FC Barcelona 5–4 4–1 away; 4–0 home Round of 16 Celta de Vigo 5–1 1–1 away; 4–0 home
CD Alavés 4–0 0–1 away; 3–0 home Quarterfinals Real Zaragoza 2–1 2–0 home; 0–1 away
Real Valladolid 3–2 2–0 home; 2–1 away Semifinals Sevilla FC 2–1 0–0 away; 2–1 home

Match details

30 June 1979
21:00 CEST
Valencia CF 2 – 0 Real Madrid
Goal 24', Goal 90' Mario Kempes
Vicente Calderón, Madrid
Attendance: 50,000
Referee: Emilio Guruceta

Valencia CF
Real Madrid
Valencia CF:
GK 1 Spain José Luis Manzanedo
DF 2 Spain José Carrette
DF 5 Spain Manuel Botubot
DF 4 Spain Ricardo Arias
DF 3 Spain José Cerveró Booked 73'
MF 6 Germany Rainer Bonhof
MF 8 Spain Ángel Castellanos
MF 10 Spain Daniel Solsona Substituted off 86'
MF 7 Spain Enrique Saura Booked 65'
FW 9 Argentina Mario Kempes
FW 11 Argentina Darío Felman
MF 12 Spain Miguel Tendillo Substituted in 86'
Spain Bernardino Pérez
Real Madrid CF:
GK 1 Spain Mariano García Remón Substituted off 88'
DF 2 Spain Isidoro San José Booked 83'
DF 5 Spain Gregorio Benito
DF 4 Argentina Enrique Wolff
DF 3 Spain Isidro
MF 6 Spain Vicente del Bosque
MF 8 Germany Uli Stielike
MF 10 Spain Francisco García Hernández
FW 7 Spain Roberto Martínez
FW 9 Spain Santillana Substituted off 12'
FW 11 Spain Francisco Aguilar
GK 13 Spain Javier Maté Substituted in 88'
MF 14 Spain Alberto Vitoria Substituted in 12'
Spain Luis Molowny
Copa del Rey
1978–79 Winners
Valencia CF
5th Title


External links

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