Bet Live on the Copa del Rey: Real Madrid vs. Atletico MadridPublished February 5, 2014 by OCR Editor
Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid, 7pm UK time.
Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu sees the great Madrid derby taking place tonight as Real Madrid faces Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg. Football fans all over the world have got themselves a great show tonight: Not only is this the great Madrid derby but it's also a sort of re-play of last year's Copa del Ray final, when Atletico Madrid beat Real and took the cup on their expense.
Last meeting between the two in September, Atletico emerged victorious with a 1-0 win, giving all the more reasons for Real to be very keen on winning tonight, otherwise they'll see themselves losing three times in a row to their neighbors. Atletico Madrid is currently leading the Liga BBVA table with 57 points while Real is trailing by 3 points in the third spot, with Barcelona positioned between those two by goal difference.
Both teams are in excellent shape. Real Madrid has been doing very good at the Bernabeu with wins in all 12 last matches taking place in the stadium, with the only defeat being the one against their rivals tonight - Atletico Madrid. However the visitors will surely be energized by confidence given they've climbed to the La Liga's top this weekend and that they've beaten Real in their last two matches.
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