Next Wednesday, November 15will take place draw for the second round of the Copa del Rey. There will be the Malaga CF and Antequera CFthe two Costa del Sol teams that will compete in the 28 matches that will be played on December 5, 6 and 7, after Marbella’s elimination in extra time against Racing de Ferrol.
Sergio Pellicer’s team and Javier Medina’s team return to the draw after beating Barakaldo and Manchego Ciudad Real, respectively, as visitors. The situation now changes radically, since The matches will be played in La Rosaleda and El Maulí against a higher category rival. Everything will depend on the development of the two qualifying rounds that are still pending: Gimnástica Segoviana-Sestao River and Atzeneta-Real Zaragoza.
Yes indeed, one or two Primera RFEF teams will face a rival from First division. The four teams from the Spanish Super Cup will not yet be in the draw: Barça, Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Osasuna. The one who reappears is the Amorebietaafter becoming the champion of the third category of professional football last season and being absent during the first round.
What is certain, for the moment, is that there will be 15 First Division teams after confirming the disqualification of Granada for improper alignment. The Single Competition Judge has agreed with Arosa for the use of the Granada goalkeeper belonging to Recreativo Granada. So the Galician club will be the rival in the draw on November 15.
Date problems with La Rosaleda
Of course, it will not be an easy round for Málaga CF in terms of dates. The women’s soccer team plays a Nations League match in Martiricos on December 5, just when the Copa del Rey tie begins. Furthermore, on the 10th it will be time to visit Mérida. Hence The club will request a change of date to delay the matchwaiting to receive definitive news from the Federation once the pending matches are held.