Real Madrid vs Barcelona Spain Copa del Rey semifinal live football match on 31 January 2013 at here with start of match full Real Madrid vs Barcelona Live Score Semifinal Match Highlights 31 Jan 2013.Watch Madrid vs Barcelona semifinal match live score online goals results points results in Spain Copa del Rey with highlights replay goals videos repeat telecast and Sky sports, PTV Sports, bet365, Super Sports broadcast free schedule so stay connected for much more information check from here. Real Madrid lambasted Getafe winning 4-0 at home. All the four goals were scored in the decisive half of the game as a perfect warm up for El Clasico on Wednesday.
Getafe failed to create clear cut opportunities and as a result of which they could not score. Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo had a great time in the second period. The number 7 player scored a sensational hat-trick and looks in top class form ahead of the game against fierce rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey.
Ronaldo was assisted by Di Maria and Ozil respectively for his opening two goals of the game. The third came from 12 yards out when he converted a penalty. The Portuguese superstar was taken off by Jose Mourinho in the 73rd minute to make way for Karim Benzema. Wednesday’s Spanish Cup fixture against Barcelona is a very crucial one with final tickets at stake. Real Madrid have already lost the La Liga.
They will face Manchester United in Europe and it is an open secret that the Champions League is arguably the most difficult trophy to win. Silverware is extremely important for a club like Real Madrid. While winning the Copa del Rey is plausible, there is much work which needs to be done before the team can put their hands on the Spanish Cup. Barcelona have been in tip-top form. Last weekend’s defeat against Real Sociedad could only propel the Catalan giants towards greater things. Would Cristiano Ronaldo be able to win the tie against Barcelona single-handedly? The answer will soon be revealed in the first ‘El Clasico’ of the year 2013.
Several factors could decide El Clasico on Wednesday night. They are all being discussed by soccer pundits ahead of this Spanish Cup battle. Barcelona have never hesitated to replace Victor Valdes by Pinto in cup matches. Like it happened in the 2011/12 Spanish quarter-finals or in the 2010 Copa del Rey final, Pinto is expected to be in post against Real Madrid. This time, his opposite number will not be Iker Casillas. The World Cup winner suffered a serious hand injury against Valencia last week and will not return to action until April or May according to club doctors. Could the omission of first-choice goalkeepers Victor Valdes and Iker Casillas – for Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively – spark a goal fiesta at the Bernabeu on Wednesday?
Real Madrid vs Barcelona
Rel Madrid vs FC Barcelona Live Match 2013
Spain Copa del Rey Semifinal
Date: Thursday 31 January 2013 | 31-01-2013
Time: 1:00 AM
Venue: El Clasico
Barcelona 1 : 1 Madrid
0-1 Fabregas 50′
1-1 Varane 81′
On this note, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the two star players that come to mind. They have proven to be a curse to defenders in Spain. In last time’s Clasico, Messi and Ronaldo made the pitch theirs, grabbing a brace each to prove that they are a class above the rest. That league game in October 2012 ended 2-2 with Cristiano Ronaldo stealing a point for his side after La Pulga had put the Catalans 2-1 up. Last weekend, the Real Madrid number 7 netted a hat-trick against Getafe but Barcelona’s number 10 went one better with a quartet against Osasuna. Which player will outshine the other in the first leg of this Spanish Cup semi-final tie?
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Facts (in all competitions)
• Defensive problems: Barcelona have conceded nine goals in their last five matches.
• Cheating defensive problems: Despite the Casillas-Adan saga and other issues involving the absence of some defenders like Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid have managed a good defensive record with four clean sheets in their last five matches.
• Goals galore: With 16 goals in their last five matches, Barcelona have proven that there is absolutely no goal drought in the team.
• Goals galore: Since stumbling to a goalless draw against Osasuna in La Liga, Real Madrid have scored 12 goals. That makes a 3-goal-per-game ratio for Los Blancos.
Real Madrid’s most recent match stats (4-0 win against Getafe)
Ball possession: 64 per cent; Corners: 10; Shots on target: 11; Shots wide: 6; Fouls: 7; Offsides: 2
Barcelona’s most recent match stats (5-1 win against Osasuna)
Ball possession: 74 per cent; Corners: 8; Shots on target: 10; Shots wide: 11; Fouls: 11; Offsides: 10
Real Madrid’s last five matches
January 12, 2013: Osasuna 0-0 Real Madrid (La Liga)
January 15, 2013: Real Madrid 2-0 Valencia (Copa del Rey)
January 20, 2013: Valencia 0-5 Real Madrid (La Liga)
January 23, 2013: Valencia 1-1 Real Madrid (Copa del Rey)
January 27, 2013: Real Madrid 4-0 Getafe (La Liga)
Barcelona’s last five matches
January 13, 2013: Malaga 1-3 Barcelona (La Liga)
January 16, 2013: Barcelona 2-2 Malaga (Copa del Rey)
January 19, 2013: Real Sociedad 3-2 Barcelona (La Liga)
January 24, 2013: Malaga 2-4 Barcelona (Copa del Rey)
January 27, 2013: Barcelona 5-1 Osasuna (La Liga)
Real Madrid 3-3 Barcelona
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