The 2020/21 edition it is being an edition with many surprises, so many that in round of 16 there are only left eleven sets of the highest category. It will be this Friday from 1:00 p.m. in the Ciudad del Fútbol of Las Rozas when the draw will be held that will match the teams that have managed to get here alive.
Teams Second B and Second will face those of First, and the rest of the highest category will be paired with each other.
The teams of the highest category will be still in contention Real society, Valladolid, Pomegranate, Seville, Valencia, Betis, Osasuna, Levante, Villarreal, Athletic and Barcelona; Second are Almeria, Girona and Rayo Vallecano; and Second B Navalcarnero and Alcoyano.
A glass full of surprises
To the eliminations in the second round of Atlético de Madrid (against Cornellá), Celta (Ibiza-Eivissa), Getafe (in front of Cordova) and Huesca (against Alcoyano) have been joined in the sixteenth by those of Real Madrid, Eibar, Alavés and Cádiz.
He Real Madrid succumbed at El Collao to Alcoyano (2-1), after falling into overtime; Eibar lost to the other surviving Second B team, Navalcarnero (3-1); Alavés was thrashed by Almería (5-0); and Girona was able to beat Cádiz (2-0).
Some of those who made progress did so with notable problems. Levante needed penalties against Fuenlabrada, the Barcelona and Valladolid the extension against Ibiza and the Peña Deportiva, and Sevilla, Villarreal and Athletic were undone on the bell of Leganés, Tenerife and Ibiza-Eivissa, with so many last ones from Argentine Lucas Ocampos, Fer Niño and Unai Nunez.
The tie A single match will be played on January 26, 27 and 28 in the fields of the clubs of lower category, and if they were of the same category in those of the clubs whose ball is drawn first. The games will count for the first time this campaign with the assistance of video refereeing (VAR).