Athletic Club Draw CF Intercity In The First Round Of The Copa Del Rey

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Athletic hope to make a deep run in the Copa del Rey (AC)

The draw for the first round of the Copa del Rey officially took place at Las Rozas on Sunday and the first division clubs, except for those competing in the Spanish Super Cup, now know their opponents. This season, there will only be one elimination match played each round until the semi-finals which has added a new element to the tournament.

Athletic Club were drawn with CF Intercity who were promoted to the Tercera over the summer and currently sit second in Group IV. The Lions will travel to the Alicante town of Sant Joan for the match which will be played between 17-19 December.

The 55 winning clubs from the first round, including the exempt teams, will then be placed in the next draw which will be held on 20 December. The Copa del Rey second round will be played on 11 and 12 January.

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