March 25, 2023


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Real Madrid defeats Atlético after extra time to complete the Copa del Rey semi-final ›

Real Madrid beat Atlético Madrid 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu to join Barcelona, ​​Osasuna and Athletic Club in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey. The draw for the semi-final pairs will take place on Monday, January 30.

Although Real Madrid were apparently closer to the first goal, the Atletico players showed great teamwork in the 19th minute. Koke perfectly found Nahuel Molina running into the penalty area, who played for Morata and the former striker Los Blancos Kick the ball into an empty net. in the 31st minute Royal They could have equalised, but Militao hit an inept header, standing just a meter from the empty goal. By the end of the first half, neither team had created a good chance.

Since the beginning of the second half, Real Madrid rushed to the attack and had several good chances, but Ancelotti’s men were unable to equalise. In the 79th minute, the hosts finally made it 1-1 thanks to Rodrygo, who showed a brilliant one-man move past several Atlético players and finished the match with a “point” shot at the near post. Memphis scored twice in overtime, but Courtois intervened first, then the Dutchman shot over the bar. The winner had to be decided by overtime.

From the 99th minute, Atletico had to play with ten men after Stefan Savic received a second yellow card, and in the 104th minute. Royal They took advantage and took the lead thanks to Benzema, who was unmarked in the penalty area. In the second half of extra time, Simeone’s men took the lead, looking for an equaliser, but it was Vinicius who sealed the victory with a goal to make it 3-1.

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Meanwhile, Athletic beat Valencia 3-1 at Mestalla with goals from Iker Muniain, Neco Williams and Mikel Vesga from the penalty spot. Oscar de Marcos scored an own goal.

What are the draw and semi-final matches?

So we already know the group of the Copa del Rey semi-finalists. They will fight for the May final in La Cartuja Barcelona, ​​Osasuna, Athletic And Real Madrid. The draw for the semi-finals will take place on Monday Monday, January 30th at 1:00 p.m in Las Rozas. Unlike the previous rounds, however, it will decide whether to advance to the finals bipedal. The first meetings are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday February 8 and 9Rematches will happen March 1 and 2.

All King’s Cup quarter-final results:

Barcelona – Real Sociedad 1:0
Osasuna – Seville 2:1
Valencia – Athletic 1:3
Real Madrid – Atletico Madrid 3:1