22 Aug 2009 – 19 May 2010
| Sevilla (5th title)|
Sevilla FC (5th title)
| Maxi Rodríguez
2010–11 Copa del Rey, 2004–05 Copa del Rey, 2005–06 Copa del Rey, 1998–99 Copa del Rey, 1997–98 Copa del Rey
The 2009–10 Copa del Rey was the 108th staging of the Copa del Rey. The competition began on August 22, 2009 and concluded on May 19, 2010 with the final held at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, in which Sevilla lifted the trophy for the fifth time in their history with a 2–0 victory over Atlético Madrid. The defending cup holders were Barcelona, but were eliminated by Sevilla in the round of 16.
This tournament had quite a number of notable upsets, including Barcelona's early exit in the round of 16, and Real Madrid's shocking 4–0 loss to Alcorcón, which was subsequently nicknamed the "Alcorconazo" and contributed to Real Madrid's early exit in the round of 32.
2009–10 Copa del Rey Wikipedia
The following teams competed in the Copa del Rey 2009–10:
20 teams of 2008–09 La Liga:
21 teams of 2008–09 Segunda División (Sevilla Atlético were excluded for being a reserve team of Sevilla):
24 teams of 2008–09 Segunda División B. Teams that qualified were the top five teams of each of the 4 groups (excluding reserve teams) and the four with the highest number of points out of the remaining non-reserve teams (*):
18 teams of 2008–09 Tercera División. Teams that qualified were the champions of each of the 18 groups (or at least the ones with the highest number of points within their group since reserve teams were excluded):
The matches were played on 22, 25, 26 and 27 August 2009.
Alcorcón, Alcoyano, Atlético Ciudad, Mérida, Ontinyent and Poli Ejido received a bye.
The matches were played on 1, 2, 3, 9 and 16 September 2009.
Recreativo received a bye.
The matches were played on 7 October 2009.
Real Murcia received a bye.
Teams that are listed first play at home in the first leg.
The first leg matches were played on 27, 28 and 29 October while the second legs were played on 10, 11 and 12 November 2009.
The first leg matches were played on 5, 6 and 7 January while the second legs were played on 12, 13 and 14 January 2010.