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Copa del Rey - first round

The new look Spanish cup kicked off this week, with first and second division sides facing teams from the lower divisions over one leg. The four clubs playing in next month’s Supercup (Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid and Valencia) don’t enter the competition until the third round, but all other first division teams made it through, with the exception of Alavés, who lost 3-1 to regional third division side Real Jaén on Tuesday. Nine second division teams were eliminated though, Alcorcón, Almería, Extremadura, Lugo, Málaga, Numancia, Oviedo, Racing Santander and Sporting Gijón. (19.12.19)