Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona Copa Del Rey 2012
Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona Copa Del Rey
Spanish Copa Del Rey 2011-2012
Date: 17 January 2011 – Time: 9:00 BST
Venue: Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid
In the Copa Del Rey Quarter Finals we will have two of the biggest teams and arch rivals in Spanish football taking on each other as Barcelona travel to face Real Madrid in the first leg of the Copa Del Rey and you can tune in here to get the live updates and match highlights which will be available closer to start of the match.
Real Madrid are coming into this match on the back of some great wins since they played Barcelona last time, since than they have been winning games and scoring goals with ease and they will be looking to get this important win and psychology advantage over Barcelona this season. Real Madrid are 5 points clear at the top in the league, and they will love to take some goals advantage to Camp Nou this for the 2nd leg.
FC Barcelona on the other hand are also in great form and they are coming into this match on the back of a 4-2 win over Real Betis which reduced the gap at the top of the table to 5 points now and they will be eager to score a goal or two maybe at Bernabue and comeback home with some advantage.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona Team News – Highlights
All the team news and updates for the wednesday night Copa Del Rey match between Real and Barca will be available 24 hours before the games get kick off and you can keep an eye on this page for further details
Players to watch Out for:
Cristiando Ronaldo: Often been criticised that he dont perform against the likes of Barcelona and in big games in general, this is his another oppertunity to prove them wrong as he takes on Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey first leg at Santiago Bernabue.
Lionel Messi: Three time Ballon o’ dor winner Leo Messi will be hoping to put more misery on Real Madrid as he takes on them for the big game and he always a danger man for Real Madrid as he loves playing against them.
Match Results and Highlights
[ Real Madrid 1-2 FC Barcelona ]
11′ [1 – 0] C. Ronaldo
49′ [1 – 1] C. Puyol
77′ [1 – 2] E. Abida
Real Madrid 1-2 Barcelona [First Half Highlight]
Real Madrid 1-2 Barcelona [Second Half Highlight]