The Copa del Rey last-16 draw has thrown Real Madrid against Leganes, who beat the Spanish giants in last season’s competition. The Madrid clubs were drawn as opponents in the tournament’s round of 16 on Thursday. Leganes eliminated Real Madrid in the quarter-finals last year: Real won the first leg 1-0 away, but Leganes stunned [...]
Copa del Rey
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Andres Iniesta is set to end his trophy-laden spell at Barcelona this summer and it was an emotional occasion for the midfielder on Saturday night as he helped his side to overcome Sevilla with a 5-0 victory to win the Copa del Rey. Iniesta, who seems likely to head to China, was amongst the scorers [...]
Sevilla scored two late goals to come from behind and beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final on Wednesday. Diego Costa gave Atletico the lead in the 73rd minute but the visitors equalised with an own-goal by Atletico goalkeeper Miguel Angel Moya and secured the victory with a [...]
Barcelona took another step towards an improbable triple on Tuesday as they reached their fourth straight Copa del Rey final as they draw 1-1 with Atletico Madrid to advance 3-2 on aggregate. It was a mixed night for Luis Suarez, whose crucial away goal saw Barcelona advance, but the striker will miss the final after [...]
Celta Vigo couldn’t manage more than a scoreless home draw against determined Alaves in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semifinal on Thursday. The winner of next Wednesday’s return game will face two-time defending champion Barcelona or Atletico Madrid. Barcelona won 2-1 in Madrid on Wednesday. It was a lacklustre game in Vigo, [...]
Luis Suarez scored the best goal of his Barcelona career so far and Lionel Messi added a brilliant second but Atletico Madrid fought back to keep the Copa del Rey semi-final alive into next week’s second leg. Barcelona are favourites to reach the final and Suarez’s first will live long in the memory but once [...]
What crisis at the Camp Nou? Barcelona are still on track for another domestic double as they are only two points behind Real Madrid in La Liga and on Thursday they booked their place in the Copa del Rey semi-finals thanks to two goals from Denis Suarez. The usual suspects did the rest. Leo Messi [...]
Real Madrid’s miserable start to 2017 has continued as they crashed out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday night as calamity full back Danilo put through his own goal for the second time this month despite Cristiano Ronaldo’s best efforts with a second-half free-kick. After setting a new 40 match unbeaten run, the wheels [...]
Former Liverpool striker Iago Aspas scored one and made one as Celta Vigo Stunned Real Madrid 2-1 in their first-leg Spanish Cup quarter-final first leg at the Santiago Bernabéu Zinedine Zidane’s team had gone 40 games without losing, but they have now lost twice in less than a week and now face a huge trip [...]
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane admitted his side had rode their luck at times in Thursday’s Copa del Rey last-16 second leg 3-3 draw at Sevilla, but added that over the two legs they deserved to go through 6-3 on aggregate. Sevilla started 3-0 down from last week’s Bernabeu first leg, but their fast start [...]