The great rivals will meet on Saturday in Madrid in the classic of the 26th round of the Spanish championship, where Barca Already a big nine points forward of the real club and it is very difficult for her to take the title.
Hosts they are experienced a very bitter defeat, because they are had an important part of the initiative of the meeting (14: 4 shot, at the door frame 4: 2), even with the possession balls they are were very close to Catalan (48: 52%). It will be in the final Barca May 25 at Benito stadium Villamarin in Seville met with the winner of the compensation between Valencio and Betis (the first game is IS ended with a 2: 2 result).
Exceptional and Stegen prevented Real's leadership
In the first semester they are the hosts were much better. Especially playful IS was Junior Viniciuski IS he had a first chance at a meeting. V 19. minutes IS with 15 meters with the right foot shot on the door. Three minutes later IS Karim Benzema to defeat Nelson Sameda left ball IS came to Viniciuski IS dangerous plant shooting, Marc Andre and Stegen IS The ball jumped.
V 37. minutes IS Casemiro brightly delivered to an empty space and Vinicius IS I ran to the door. It is at the moment key IS tangle, and he IS still got Take the ball to Karim Benzema. French IS he shot a little too much in the middle of the gate, and Stegen pa IS perfectly mediated by the foot. Barcelona IS she was proclaimed, she did not find the right game and the next one minutes IS left on the left Regulated, in the penalty area IS hired Viniciuski IS shot in turn with the left foot, though IS the ball flew a little over the door.
Suarez rescued Dembeleja
Catalan they are in minute 50 they gained the first chance in the game. Ousmane Dembele IS on the left-hand side passed precisely in front of the door, where IS Luís Suarez ten meters sent the ball between the goalkeeper and Keylor Navasom on the network. Sergio Ramos IS He lost and did not got disable the Uruguayan arrow.
Even after the delay, the real club did not give up. First of all IS Tony Kroos from the edge of the penalty area with a shot to the left by the door at 62. minutes good IS Lucas Vázquez he shook his head dangerously, and he staggered IS and with a brilliant parade the ball was returned. V 67. minutes IS Vinicius magisterial sent Gerard Pique in the white space, then IS Semedu got a little to stop your diagonal shot and ball IS She flew past the door.
The bad guys missed their own network
Real IS he put all the power in the attack and Barcelona IS had plenty of space. Dembele IS was in 69. minutes completely unobstructed to the right, has passed IS in front of the door where IS Raphael Varane tried mediate before Suarezombut IS he sent the ball to his own net. Three minutes later IS Casemiro on the penalty area he walked Suarez and Judge Jose Maria Sanchez Martinez IS immediately pointing to a white spot. Suarez IS Bright evening crowned with a shot in the middle of the door in style Antonina Panenke of the European championship in 1976 in Belgrade.
Barcelona will chase a record of fifth consecutive royal cup
Catalan they are in the last four seasons, they have won the Royal Cup, Real IS was the last time the best in April 2014. Barcelona really feels good at the Santiago Stadium Bernabeu, got it IS also the last three championships in Madrid (0: 4, 2: 3 and 0: 3).
Both teams are still in the Champions League. Barcelona IS in Lyon 0: 0, Real pa IS won in Amsterdam with 2: 1. There is still a possibility the classic even in elite club competition.
Semi-finals, return matches:
Real Madrid – BARCELONA 0: 0 (0: 0) 1: 1
80.472 hours; Suarez 50., 73./11- m, Varane 69./ag
Real Madrid: Navas, CarvajalRamos, Varane, Regulated, Kroos, Casemiro (75./Valverde), Modric, Lucas Vázquez (69./Bale) Benzema, Junior Vinícius (81./Asensio).
Barcelona: and Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Busquets (86./Arthur) Sergi Roberto, Rakitic, Dembele (75./Coutinho) Suarez (79./Vidal), Messi.
Judge: Joseph Maria Sanchez Martinez
Thursday at 9:00 p.m.
VALENCIA – BETIS 2: 2
The results of the first matches are in bold. The final will be held on May 25 in Seville.