The Round of 32 of the competition is underway

Teams from the Spanish top division and lower division face each other in Copa del Rey, one of the famous competitions in Spain, and in this article, we will give a detailed view of where and how to watch the Copa del Rey 2022-23 in India live.

125 teams participate in the competition and Real Betis are the defending champions while Barcelona are the most successful club in this tournament with 32 titles, Catalans have dominated the competition, regularly winning it.

Athletic Bilbao are the second club with the most titles (23), while Real Madrid are third with (19). Athletic Bilbao’s Telmo Zarra leads the tournament in scoring with 81 goals.

Background of Copa del Rey

The tournament was founded in 1903 and the first edition was won by Athletic Bilbao. Throughout the years, Copa del Rey had various names and before the formation of LA Liga, the tournament was a national championship, and teams qualified through regional leagues. A total of 125 teams compete in the competition and the winner qualifies both for Supercopa de España and the UEFA Europa League the following season.

Copa del Rey records by individual players

Athletic Bilbao’s Telmo Zarra is the player with the most goals scored in the tournament (81).

Lionel Messi has scored the most goals in finals with nine.

Messi once again is the only player with the most final goals, (7).

The Argentine boasts most assists in the finals of the competition, (6).

In the finals, the 35-year-old got the most man-of-the-match awards (3).

While Sergio Busquets and Lionel Messi have been in the most finals (10).

Only José Maria Belauste, Piru Ganza, Gerard Piqué, Sergio Busquets, and Lionel Messi have more cup victories (7).

Where and how to watch the match live in India?

Indians do not have the right to broadcast the matches, and they are not televised or streamed live in India. However, fans can always watch the match highlights later.

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