Real Madrid Dominates Barcelona In A Huge Elimination Game In The Copa Del Rey

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Real Madrid thrashed Barcelona 3-1 final leg of their semi-final Copa Del Rey match.Barca came in the favourites, but Madrid was absolutely brilliant.

They scored three goals in the first 70 minutes, and Cristiano Ronaldo was at the centre of the action.

In the 13th minute, he was taken down in the box, and won a penalty:

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He converted to make it 1-0:

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Barca played well, but Ronaldo once again found himself on a counterattack in the 57th minute. He made it 2-0:

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It was over after that. Varane scored a headed goal to make it 3-0:

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Barca pulled one back, but ultimately it was too-little, too-late.

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Madrid advances to the Copa del Rey finals.

Barcelona are in first place in the Spanish league. But they are in danger of losing early in both the Copa del Rey and the Champions League if they can’t beat AC Milan next week.

Below you can find our live-blog of the game with bonus screenshots and GIFs.

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