Real Madrid will face Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, in Madrid, at Copa del Rey – Semifinal. Real Madrid against Barcelona is the match with big interest after their previous matches at LaLiga. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Real Madrid this season finally found their game. They play confidently, score many goals, although, as before, they have problems in defense and 5 games in a row team conceded goals even against weak opponents. In one of the last matches of LaLiga, they lost against Girona on Santiago Bernabéu. In general, the team shows not bad results. Probably, Real no longer have a hope for victory in the main League of the country and they set more goals for Cups and Tournaments.
Unfortunately, Isco will miss the next match due to injury, and this cause problem in the attacks. After Ronaldo has changed the club, Benzema took his goal-scoring leader’s position.
Real Madrid is undefeated in 34 of their last 38 Copa del Rey matches.
Barcelona has lost only two times this season in LaLiga and now has 7 points difference with the catch-up club. They play good and confident football, especially now when all the important players for the team are healthy and ready to fight in every game. L. Messi as the leader of the team shows incredible results and probably wants to regain the golden ball and become the best player of the planet once again. 31 year Argentinian this season in 42 matches already scored 40 goals, made 14 assists and were named the man of the match in 14 games.
This time Arthur, J. Cillessen, T. Vermaelen and Rafinha will miss the match due to injuries. Of course, these are not the players of the main squad, so the quality of the game should not be affected.
Barcelona is undefeated in 51 of their last 57 Copa del Rey matches.
In last 5 matches on Real Madrid’s Stadium Barcelona won 4 times. Real Madrid and Barcelona played resultative matches with over 3 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches in all competitions. The first round of Copa del Rey finished with a draw by 1:1 result. The game was very equal.
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