The Cup returns to El Sadar 16 rounds and almost five years later


The quarterfinal match of Copa del Rey from this Wednesday in between Osasuna Y Seville It will be special for rojillos fans. And it is strange enough, the Navarrese team has not played a KO tournament tie in their stadium for almost five years. There is a total of 15 consecutive games they have played away from home in that competition. No other team has gone so many games without playing at home in the KO tournament.

It’s true that there is a trick to the data, because for some time the teams played a lower category in their field in one game, but they are still curious numbers. Of those 15 matches, only two were against teams that at the time were in First division, Real society in the 2019-2020 campaign and Legs in 2022-2023, and through the draw they had the privilege of playing against themselves.

The last time Osasuna played a cup tie in the conscious It was on September 12, 2018, in the second round against the missing Reus when the two teams played Second division. The Rojillos fall to 1-2.

Since, Osasuna played in the 2019-2020 season against Sports Lorca (0-3), King (1-2), Recreational Huelva (2-3) and Real society First Division (3-1); in 2020-2021 before take (0-6), damn (0-3), spanish Second Division (0-2) and Almeria also from the Second (0-0 and eliminated by penalties); in 2021-2022 before Saint Augustine (0-4), Deportivo de La Coruña (1-2) and Girona Second (1-0); and in 2022-2023 before Ebro resources (1-4), Arnedo (1-3), Nastic of Tarragona (1-2) and Legs First Division (2-2 and classified by penalties). It’s time for him to go home.

Source: La Verdad


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