Ponferradina and RCD Espanyol you see the faces in the Third round of the Copa del Rey 2021/2022, which corresponds to the round of 32 of the competition. The parakeets are already taking a step further, after having two first rounds against teams of lower category, especially modest, with the intention of moving forward in the KO competition. They face one of the best teams in the Smartbank League, as the “Ponfe” at the El Toralín stadium.
It will be a very attractive duel, since in addition the Spanish comes in with boosted morale after winning his first away game since his return to the Spanish Soccer First Division. He did it with a win for 1-2 at Mestalla against Valencia, thanks to a comeback in the final minutes, thanks to a goal of Raúl de Tomás, from a penalty, and another from Javi Puado.
The Ponferradina, taking advantage of playing at home and under a single match format, he will try to surprise him Spanish, a team that right now adds 26 points in LaLiga Santander and it is in a great dynamic. Currently occupies the team of Vicente Moreno the ninth place in the standings and has won 3 of the last 5 games played.
The Leonese team, yes, comes from fall at the Carlos Tartiere stadium against Real Oviedo 2-0. The expulsion of Edu Espiau In the 16th minute, due to a very hard tackle, he left the team behind. Jon Perez Bolo. Still, the Ponferradina occupies the fifth place with 37 points and links three games without winning.
A Loren Morón hat trick was decisive to pass the Cup first round (2-3), while in the second it surpassed the Palencia Cristo Atlético by 1-2, with goals from Wu Lei and Sergi Gómez. Talking about LaLiga Santander, the parakeet square occupies the ninth position in the leaderboard with 26 points, a great mark for a newly promoted team. The Spanish has been reinforced this season with the additions of Aleix Vidal and Sergi Gómez, coming from Seville, and Manu Morlanes, which comes on loan for a season from the Villarreal.
Same as him Spanish, other teams of LaLiga Santander are immersed in this first round, like Valencia, Seville, Villarreal or Real Sociedad. In addition, the teams that compete in the Super Cup Spain they already enter the fray, like the FC Barcelona, current champion, the Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Athletic de Bilbao, finalist.
The Spanish look for the third victory away from home in this Copa del Rey. That is why on his visit to the modest Solar- Medio Cudeyo they still suffered with 0-3, since in minute 75 and 83 he conceded two goals that made him suffer. Again they suffered before Palencia Christ Athletic (1-2), so you will have to give a good home away from home to move on in the KO tournament.
The season outside his fiefdom of the RCD Stadium so far it has been spotty, where they are shown as one of the strongest rivals in the category. Now he will try to do it again against the Ponferradine.
When is Ponferradina – Espanyol played?
The game is played Today, Tuesday, January 4, at 9:00 p.m.
Where to see Ponferradina – Espanyol?
The meeting can be seen by the DAZN platform, which covers the King’s Cup 2021/2022. The game can be followed live on the Mundo Deportivo website.