Real madrid vs Zaragoza

Madrid to meet Zaragoza in Copa last 16

Real Madrid will face second-division club Zaragoza in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey, while Barcelona will face Leganés.

Friday’s draw also sets up match between defending champion Valencia and third-division club Cultural Leonesa.

{Also read: “why every match is important” – Mourinho}

The round of 16 will still be played in single-elimination games.
Only the semifinals will be considered with a home-and-away series this season.

There were no restrictions involving the top-flight teams in the draw, except that the lower-division clubs would get to work at home.

Zaragoza got past top-flight team Mallorca in the round of 32, while relegation-threatened Leganés ousted third-tier club Ebro. Barcelona and Madrid eliminated third-division clubs Ibiza and Unionistas de Salamanca, respectively.

The only other matchup between first-division clubs will be Real Sociedad versus Osasuna.

In other games between first- and second-division clubs, Sevilla will take on Mirandes, Athletic Bilbao will face Tenerife and Villarreal will play against Rayo Vallecano.

Badajoz, the other third-division club in the draw, will host Granada.

Eight first-division teams were wiped out in the round of 32: Atlético Madrid, Real Betis, Eibar, Celta Vigo, Valladolid, Espanyol, Levante and Mallorca.