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King's Cup appeal grows in Spain

Updated: January 14, 2012, 12:24 PM ET
By Rob Train

"Why can't the league be this much fun?" wondered a commentator during a midweek King's Cup match. He was watching Mallorca against the visiting Real Sociedad. The home side had gone a goal behind after a quarter of an hour, leaving it trailing the Basques 3-0 on aggregate and needing four goals to go through. Mallorca duly banged them in during seven first half minutes -- one from Chori Castro compounding the misery of Real goalkeeper Eņaut Zubikarai -- and then added a couple more after the ...

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