Real Madrid CF's hopes of winning their first Copa del Rey since 1993 are over after an extraordinary away-goals last 32 defeat by third-tier side Real Unión Club.

The Irun club, who won the Copa del Rey three times between 1918 and 1927 but now play at the same level as Madrid's reserve side, won the first leg 3-2 though seemed to have had a tough task defending that lead at the Santiago Bernabéu. However they increased that advantage early on through Paul Abasolo. Raúl González replied six minutes before half-time only for Asier Salcedo to score not long after the break.

Raúl swiftly responded and Alberto Bueno levelled the tie midway through the second half. It seemed Real Unión were out when Raúl completed his hat-trick with five minutes left but as the game neared added time Eneko Romo gave the visitors the lead on away goals and a last 16 berth. The remaining ties are played over the next two nights. EUFA


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