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Real Betis win a thriller and become the champion

Real Betis held their nerve to win a penalty shootout 5-4 and edge out Valencia in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday after a thrilling contest had ended 1-1 following extra time at a packed La Cartuja stadium.

Real Madrid still need Karim Benzema

Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid seem to have two clear personalities - one with Karim Benzema leading the line and one with Karim Benzema being absent - and such is the stark difference between the two scenarios, it has become clear that Los Blancos have a huge hole in their squad without the Frenchman.

Athletic Club knock out Real Madrid

Athletic Club booked themselves a Copa del Rey semi-final place alongside Real Betis, Rayo Vallecano and Valencia with a late victory over Real Madrid.

Real Madrid: Will the hunt for treble start with Copa del Rey?

At face value, Thursday's hostile Copa del Rey tie - when Real Madrid visit San Mames to face Athletic Bilbao - is just another episode in Los Blancos' puzzling, underwhelming, love-hate affair with Spain's storied cup competition.

Barcelona out, Real Madrid win

Barcelona's dismal season hit yet another low after they crashed out of the Copa Del Rey to Athletic Club, losing 3-2 after extra time at San Mames.

Real Madrid and Barcelona win

Real Madrid and Barcelona started their Copa del Rey campaigns with surprisingly hard-fought wins over lower-tier teams on Wednesday, while third-division Atlético Baleares eliminated a second topflight side by beating Celta Vigo 2-1.

Lionel Messi rocks the stage

The stage was set for one of the greats of the game to add silverware to his illustrious Barcelona career. Athletic Club knew very well what was coming and it was not surprising that they were thrashed by a...

Glory for Real Sociedad

Eight minutes were added for stoppage time and it seemed like an eternity and ultimately when the final whistle blew, the 34-year wait was over.

Barcelona complete the comeback

In the 2019 quarter-finals, Barca came from behind to beat Sevilla after a 2-0 away defeat in the first leg, thumping the Andalusians 6-1, but two years down the line, the Blaugrana have hit rock bottom and are slowly on their way up.

Sevilla tame Barcelona

Copa del Rey 2020-2021: A hundred or so Sevilla supporters gathered outside the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium to welcome their team to the stadium for the game. The fans welcomed the squad with flags, banners, and flares, generating an atmosphere that hasn't been seen for quite a while. Sevilla did not frustrate their fans rather tamed Lionel Messi and Barcelona.

Epic Barcelona comeback

It was one of the most thrilling matches this year till now. From the jaws of defeat, Barcelona ended the night smiling, and the way they played and fought one could sense that the Catalan club is coming back...

Real Madrid lose again, but they can now focus on La Liga and Champions...

If you are a supporter of Real Madrid then this is not the best time to be in – The Copa del Rey elimination of the Los Blancos comes as a blow to Zinedine Zidane's 2020-21 projects, and one...

End of Real Madrid’s unbeaten run

Zinedine Zidane’s plan of rotating players had been working well so far, but somehow, it failed to fetch the desired results against Real Sociedad in the quarterfinals of Copa del Ray. The match was in front of the home...


Real Madrid are the champions of Champions League

It felt like one of those old flicks they show on Saturday afternoons in which the gang successfully gets together for one final, big heist. Except, even without Mbappe, you suspect this won't be their last -- not when there's a guy like Ancelotti, one of the few men who can pull off the cardigan-cigar-shades combination and lead a team in transition to a league and cup double. Not with young guns - Vinicius, Valverde, Eduardo Camavinga, Rodrygo - already with the "big one" under their belt. Not with Courtois, in the prime of his career, staking a claim as the world's No. 1 between the posts and getting a few things off his chest. ("We showed again who is the King of Europe.")

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