On 22 June 1947, Real Madrid retained the title against Espanyol.
Some 73 years ago today, Real Madrid
lifted their ninth Copa de España
, retaining the trophy they had lifted in the previous campaign. Their 1947 final rivals were Espanyol, who they defeated 2-0 at Riazor. It was a tight-fought game throughout, ultimately being forced into extra-time. Our team took the title in the second half of time added-on thanks to goals by Vidal
On their way to the final, Real Madrid,…