Copa del Rey semi-final schedule, scores and highlights of the Spanish Cup 2022


The heavyweights are out, leaving the 2021-22 Copa del Rey wide open as the competition narrows to the final four contenders.

Spain’s domestic cup competition, in its 120th edition with 126 teams in the original squad, is indicative of the Spanish football climate this season, with results unpredictable and new teams emerging.

Real Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Sevilla and Atletico Madrid are all out of competition, meaning three of the Copa del Rey’s top four sides are no longer in contention. Athletic Bilbao are the most decorated club remaining with the second most Copa del Rey titles.

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Real Betis, third in La Liga, are the highest ranked team in the last four: Athletic Bilbao (8th), Rayo Vallecano (9th) and Valencia (11th) complete the semi-final table.

The last remaining lower division teams were knocked out in the round of 16, with two clubs from the Segunda Division (second tier) and one RFEF club from the Primera Division (third tier) all eliminated.

How to watch the Copa del Rey 2022

  • Dated: November 30, 2021 — April 23, 2022
  • Diffusion: ESPN+

ESPN owns the exclusive TV rights to the Copa del Rey in the United States, and every match is available in English and Spanish on its premium streaming service ESPN+.

2022 Copa del Rey semi-final schedule and television

Reduced to just four teams, the two semi-final clashes are full of intrigue.

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Real Betis have shocked Spanish football this season, third in the La Liga table and still alive in the Copa del Rey. The club exceeded expectations and continued to improve after finishing 6th and 15th in the past two seasons. Real Betis have also exceeded statistical expectations, exceeding their expected goals this season by almost six, the second highest differential in La Liga.

Athletic, meanwhile, get another shot at a trophy, falling to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final in January.

Semi-finals – Stage 1

While all other rounds are a knockout match, the Copa del Rey semi-finals are home and away matches.

Dated Match Time (ET) Television and streaming
Wed 9 February Rayo Vallecano v Real Betis 15:00 ESPN+
Thursday February 10 Athletic Bilbao v Valencia 15:00 ESPN+

Semi-finals – Stage 2

Dated Match Time (ET) Television and streaming
Wed 2 March Real Betis v Rayo Vallecano 15:00 ESPN+
Thursday March 3 Valencia v Athletic Bilbao 15:00 ESPN+


Dated Match Time (ET) Television and streaming
Sat 23 April Rayo/Real Betis vs Valencia/Athletic To be determined ESPN+

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