The first leg of the Spanish Copa del Rey semi-final will usher in the national derby, and Real Madrid will face Barcelona at the Bernabéu. Previously, the two sides had played against each other twice in La Liga and the Spanish Super Cup this season. Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 at home in La Liga. However, Barcelona 3-1 Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. The goal is to step on the opponent and enter the final to compete for the King's Cup laurel.lewandowski tröja
Currently in the La Liga standings, the leader Barcelona leads Real Madrid behind by 7 points. Throughout the history of La Liga, with 15 rounds left in the league, Barcelona firmly holds the initiative in the championship. This also means that Real Madrid will focus more on the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.
It is worth mentioning that since the main midfielder Toni Kroos moved to Real Madrid in 2014, he has played 397 games and contributed 27 goals and 87 assists. The last national derby in the Copa del Rey dates back to February 2019. At that time, Real Madrid lost 0-3 to Barcelona. Now whether Kroos can get his wish and help Real Madrid defeat Barcelona and advance to the King's Cup final, and finally clink the cup to achieve the honor of the Grand Slam has become a major attraction. It is also worth noting that among the 23 players in Real Madrid's current first team, only Benzema, Modric, Carvajal, and Nacho have ever won the King's Cup with the team. Tee led Real Madrid to win the Copa del Rey in 2014, which is also the last time the Galacticos won the Copa del Rey.Real Madrid Borta tröja 2023
Barcelona lost 2-1 to Manchester United in the second leg of the Europa League play-offs. Since then, La Liga has lost to Almeria for the first time in team history. Continuous visits have had a great impact on Barcelona in terms of physical fitness and self-confidence. Now that it is the third consecutive away game in a week, the injury situation facing Barcelona is still not optimistic. The midfield genius Pedri and striker Dembele are still absent, and the core of the attack Lewand has suffered from a strained left hamstring. I don't want to take the risk of using Lewandowski, so there is a high probability that Lewandowski will miss Real Madrid. Forward Fati has already participated in the team's joint training and is expected to play in the first round of the Copa del Rey semi-final against Real Madrid.
Overall, since Harvey took over last season, Barcelona has gradually matured. The 3-1 victory over Real Madrid in the Western Super Cup is a good proof. In the next 35 days, Barcelona and Real Madrid will play three games in the Copa del Rey and La Liga. First, the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final away to Real Madrid on March 2, then La Liga's home game against the Clasico opponents on March 19, and finally at Camp Nou on April 5. The second leg of the Spanish Cup semi-final begins. The Spanish national derby triple crown means that the suspense of Real Madrid and Barcelona winning the most trophies this season is about to be revealed.