Chance determined this Tuesday in the Las Rozas Football City the first steps to be taken in the Copa del Rey by the three Malaga teams that will compete this season in ‘the tournament of dreams’. Barakaldo-Malaga CF and Manchego Ciudad Real-Antequera CF have been the pairings for the two provincial representatives of the city since Primera RFEF, while Marbella FC, from Second RFEF, will receive Racing de Ferrol in its stadium of the Second Division.
It will be a long journey that Málaga CF will have to undertake to play its first cup match starting from professional football. Precisely, in the north of the country the Barakaldo, second classified in Group 2 of the Second RFEF with 4 wins and 3 draws. A first match that Martiricos faces knowing what the most obvious objectives are this season, but with the hope of continuing to advance so that the ‘coconuts’ arrive at La Rosaleda.
Manchego Ciudad Real-Antequera CF
Something closer will have to travel Javi Medina’s Antequera to extrapolate the revelation in Primera RFEF to the Copa del Rey. In front of them they will have Manchego Ciudad Realframed in the same group as Marbella, which is located in 16th place -relegation zone- with 2 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses. However, with the hope of receiving the Cup, the people of La Mancha will face this tournament with great expectations that the people of Malaga will have to face in order for the First Division to enter El Maulí.
Marbella-Racing de Ferrol
Marbella was lucky in the draw, as they came out square with a LaLiga rival Hypermotion. Perhaps Racing de Ferrol is not one of the Second Division teams with the most history or the greatest name, but it is true that it is being one of the sets to highlight in the silver category as a recent promotion to professional football. At the moment it is located in the 11th place with 4 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses.
The three matches will take place during October 31 and November 2dates on which the 55 ties that open the Copa del Rey 23/24 will be resolved.