Barcelona (2) 1 -
Espanyol (1) 1
Barcelona went through to the semi-finals thanks to their away victory in the first leg. In the return match, Frank De Boer opened the scoring early on from a corner, but Espanyol equalised a few minutes later through Roger after Reina had dropped the ball at his feet. Substitute Nishizawa got the ball in the net for the visitors in the last minute but the goal was disallowed for the offside of Toledo. Overmars left the field injured after 15 minutes and Cocu was sent off a quarter of an hour from the end, and both will miss next weekend's game.
Zaragoza cruised through with a comfortable two goal victory over Racing Santander. Both goals came from Toro Acuña free kicks, the first on the half hour mark taking an unfortunate deflection off the defensive wall, and the second after the break finding the head of Aguado.
A bad tempered match at Mallorca, where the home team won their game against Celta but were eliminated thanks to the two goal margin in the first leg. The animosity from that game carried on at the San Moix, with Mallorca ending the match with nine men after Olaizola and Eto'o got their marching orders in the second half. Nadal opened the scoring just before half time, but Catanha scored the vital away goal after the interval. An Engonga penalty five minutes from time kept the game alive right to the end.
Atlético Madrid were the first team through to the semi-final of the cup after defeating second division B side Granada 3-1 in Madrid in the second leg on Tuesday night. Salva got a goal in each half, the second from the penalty spot, making him the competition's top scorer with six. Dani, Atlético's new signing from Benfica, got his first goal for the club, and Puntas got a consolation goal towards the end for the Andalucian side. (07.02.01)
The draw for the semi-finals takes place on 16th February, with ties to be played over two legs on 20th and 24th June. The final will be in Sevilla on 30th June.