Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says the Santiago Bernabeu cannot play host to the 2017 Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and first-timer CD Alaves on May 27 as the stadium is undergoing work at that time.
Madrid’s arch-rival Barcelona will appear in its fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final this year, but the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has yet to assign a venue for the match.
Alaves is contesting the Copa del Rey final for the first time in its 96-year history and the club has reportedly asked that the nearby San Mames stadium – home of Athletic Bilbao – be considered to host. But that particular venue is hosting a Guns N’ Roses concert three days later, complicating the matter.
Last year, the final was held at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, home of Atletico Madrid, where Barcelona defeated Sevilla 2-0. The last time the tournament final was held at the Bernabeu was in 2013, where …read more
Source:: the score la liga