Barcelona face Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semifinal

Four-time fortifying Copa del Rey champions Barcelona have been drawn opposite Real Madrid in a semifinals of this season’s competition.

The initial diversion will be played on Feb. 6 during a Camp Nou and a lapse leg 3 weeks after on Feb. 27 during Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

The dual teams will usually have 3 days to redeem before they face any other again when Madrid horde Barcelona in La Liga on Mar 2.

Barca strike behind from a 2-0 initial leg necessity and thrashed Sevilla 6-1 on Wednesday to strech a final 4 of a Copa for a ninth year in a row.

“If we are during a turn we will go through,” Barcelona executive Guillermo Amor said. “We will ready a tie as yet it was dual finals. Madrid always competes for everything, it is a good rival.”

Real Madrid extended their 11-match dominant run in all competitions with a 3-1 win over Girona on Thursday to swell to a semifinals 7-3 on aggregate.

“This is one of a best games that can be seen around a universe nowadays,” Real Madrid executive Emilio Butragueno said during Friday’s pull in Seville. “It’s going to be a good tie.”

“There’s zero like personification in a Clasico. It’s stirring and some-more so, if we have a happening to play for a final. We are articulate about dual teams that have a lot of resources and unusual players. We design dual heated and even games. “We trust a players and we will see what happens.”

Madrid, who route leaders Barcelona by 10 points in La Liga, have not won a Copa given a 2013-14 campaign.

The pull means Madrid have a run of fixtures, starting with a initial leg, that will see them face Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Ajax, Girona, Levante before Barca twice more.

Two-time crater winners Real Betis will horde Valencia in a opening leg of a other semifinal with a second diversion played on Feb. 27 during a Mestalla stadium.

Betis, who are eighth in La Liga, separated Espanyol with a 4-2 total measure in a prior turn to strech a semifinals for a initial time given a 2004-05 campaign, a final time they carried a Copa.

The Seville-based bar will have an combined proclivity to strech a final as a pretension diversion will be played during their Benito Villamarin track on May 25.

“Valencia can design to humour given we wish to play a final in a home,” Real Betis executive Rafael Gordillo pronounced after a draw.

Valencia are behind in a semifinals for a initial time given 2012 after a 3-2 total win opposite Getafe.They final won a Cup in 2008.

Real Madrid have won a foe 19 times. Barcelona have won it a record 30 times.

Posted in
Tagged . Bookmark the permalink.
short link