NEWS | 20/01/2021 | Javier VázquezZidane's charges travel to El Collao for the one-legged round-of-32 encounter (9pm CET).
This will be the clubs' third meeting in the Copa. In their previous clashes, Real Madrid prevailed over Alcoyano in the quarter-finals of the 1945/46 edition and also came out on top in the round of 32 in the 2012/13 season, with both games played over two legs
"We've got to be ready because there's no such thing as an easy competition or match", insisted Zinedine Zidane in his pre-match press conference. Karim Benzema, who hit a brace in Real Madrid's last trip to Alcoy, takes his place in the 20-strong squad list named by the boss for the tie.
Segunda B Group 3
Alcoyano compete in Sub-group B of Group 3 in Segunda División B, where they currently lie third with 16 points to their name. The Blanquiazules have already beaten top-flight opposition in this season's Copa del Rey after sending Huesca crashing out following a 2-1 away triumph in the second round, a stage they reached after accounting for Laredo in their first outing in the competition.