REAL MADRID AND BARCELONA OUT OF THE COPA DEL REY
Copa Del Rey, Madrid, Spain
Real Madrid and Barcelona both knocked down in the quarter finals.
Real Sociedad proceed into the semi finals defeating La Liga leader Real Madrid in the quarter finals of copa del rey. The competitive match played in Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, resulted the defeat of Real Madrid.
And Athletic Club proceed to the semis after defeating Barcelona in the home ground. Williams’ last minute goal helped Athletic club eliminate Barcelona from the tournament.
Barcelona’s usual problem became the hindrance again for them. The poor performance of team in the away matches made their copa del rey run stop. Poor performance and lack of confidence and ability of scoring goals in away matches forced Barcelona to stop their run in CDR.
After the goalless 90 minutes, in the injury time Williams scored a decisive goal for Athletic Club. The win made Athletic club proceed in to semifinals.
REAL MADRID Match FACTS REAL SOCIEDAD
22 Shots 10
10 Shots on Target 5
65% Possession 35%
641 Passes 363
89% Pass Accuracy 74%
10 Fouls 14
2 Yellow Cards 3
O Red Cards 1
4 Offsides 1
6 Corners 1
Real Sociedad made a good start. At the end of the first half, they were at 1-0 lead. The loaned man ‘Martin Oddegard’ scored a early goal for La Real in the 22th minute. Second half brought more drought in Real Madrid’s comeback. Alexander Isak became a nightmare for Real Madrid. Isak scored a couple of goals in a couple of minutes. Isak trebled the score and made it 3-0 for Real Sociedad.
Just after 3 minutes, Real Madrid’s left back Marcelo Vieira netted a powerful goal. Another Real Sociedad’s goal from Mikel Merino buried Real Madrid’s copa del rey run. At the 95th minute, Andoni Gorosabel conceded second yellow card after committing a foul against Vinicius Junior. Though, Rodrygo and Nacho Fernandes scored late two goals in 81 and 93 minutes, they couldn’t make in the semi finals.
A couple of blunders from Real Madrid’s goalkeeper Areola cost them a lot. Without the first choice goalkeeper Courtois, and defenders Raphael Varane, Carvajal Real Madrid seemed weaker. With this defeat Real Madrid’s copa del rey came to the end for Real Madrid.
Other matches of copa del rey quarter finals
- Granada beat Valencia 2-1
- Mirandes beat Villarreal 4-2
Teams to reach semifinals