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February 11, 2014 8:00 PM GMT
Estadio Vicente Calderón — Madrid
Referee:‬ Alberto Undiano‎
Attendance:‬ 40000‎
 
 
Cristiano Ronaldo 7′ (PG)
 
Cristiano Ronaldo 16′ (PG)
Top of the Match
Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid
Flop of the Match
Raúl García
Raúl García
Atlético de Madrid
Raúl García
Raúl García
Atlético de Madrid

Atletico Madrid 0-2 Real Madrid (0-5 agg): Ronaldo double seals Blancos' final berth

The Portuguese netted twice from the spot to avenge last year's Copa final defeat to Diego Simeone's men and book their place in the final against Real Sociedad or Barcelona

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo
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Two Cristiano Ronaldo penalties helped seal Real Madrid's place in the Copa del Rey final and avenge last year's defeat to Atletico Madrid.

The Portugal international's seventh-minute opener made life almost impossible for the hosts before he completed his double just nine minutes later with another spot-kick to hand the visitors a dream start to the second leg.

Ronaldo was unable to complete his hat-trick, however, as the 18-time winners booked a final clash with either Barcelona or Real Sociedad thanks to a 5-0 aggregate win.

Real also created a little slice of history by becoming the only team to reach the Copa del Rey final without conceding a goal.

Raphael Varane made his first start since November after suffering with a knee injury, while Atletico were without key men such as goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, midfielder Tiago and attacker David Villa due to injury, with Diego Costa suspended.

Gareth Bale threatened first, glancing a header wide from Xabi Alonso's delivery, before Ronaldo was brought down in the area by Javier Manquillo after leaving Miranda for dead with an electric turn of pace.

The Portuguese stepped up to fire home the first away goal of the tie to the right of Daniel Aranzubia and register his 33rd goal of the season in all competitions.

Raul Garcia struck Real's post with an impressive long-range effort five minutes later, but Diego Simeone's men were hit with another blow when Bale was fouled by Emiliano Insua in the area.

Referee Alberto Undiano again pointed to the spot and Ronaldo firmly placed the ball in the same corner as before to double Real's advantage in the game after just 16 minutes.

Despite conceding two early goals, Atletico continued to pass the ball well, but struggled to create any real chances.

The home side's best spell came in the final 10 minutes of the half when Garcia almost found himself through on goal, only for Varane to clear, before Cristian Rodriguez fired over from the left-hand edge of the box.

Ronaldo almost completed his hat-trick five minutes before the break, but screwed an effort high and wide from inside the area, before he was involved in a mid-air tangle with Manquillo.

The defender landed awkwardly on his neck, but continued for the remainder of the half, with Ronaldo hit by an object that appeared to be thrown from the crowd as he left the field at half-time.

Opportunities were limited in the early parts of the second half, with Bale's dipping free kick causing Aranzubia problems 25 minutes from time.

Atletico continued to look neat in possession but failed to get behind Real other than when Jose Sosa rifled an effort at Iker Casillas - forcing the Spaniard into a smart save.

Defeat represents a third straight loss for Atletico without finding the net, with the sides due to renew rivalries in La Liga in March.


Atlético de Madrid

1
Dani Aranzubia
Goalkeeper
3.00
12
2.00
17
Javi Manquillo
Defender
46′
2.50
22
2.00
23
Miranda
Defender
80′
2.00
4
Mario Suárez
Midfielder
2.00
6
Koke
Midfielder
1.50
8
Raúl García
Midfielder
61′
1.50
11
1.50
21
Diego Ribas
Midfielder
46′
1.50
24
José Sosa
Midfielder
1.50

Real Madrid

3.50
1
Iker Casillas
Goalkeeper
3.50
2
3.00
4
3.50
15
3.50
17
Arbeloa
Defender
43′
3.50
11
Gareth Bale
Midfielder
3.50
14
Xabi Alonso
Midfielder
3.50
19
Luka Modric
Midfielder
67′
4.00
23
Isco
Midfielder
3.00
24
4.00
7

Substitutes

35
Yassine Bounou
Goalkeeper
 - 
2
 - 
20
Juanfran
Defender
46′
3.00
10
Arda Turan
Midfielder
 - 
14
Gabi
Midfielder
61′
3.00
7
Adrián
Striker
46′
3.00
-
 - 

Substitutes

 - 
25
 - 
3
Pepe
Defender
3.00
18
 - 
16
Casemiro
Midfielder
67′
 - 
22
 - 
9
 - 
20

Coach/Manager

-
1.50

Coach/Manager

3.50
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  • Goal
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  • Penalty
  • Penalty Missed
  • Yellow Card
  • Assist
  • Penalty Save
  • Penalty Shootout Goal
  • Penalty Shootout Miss
  • Yellow Card / Red Card
  • Red Card
  • Substitution IN
  • Substitution OUT
  • Injury
  • Goal.com Rating
  • Goal.com Man of the Match
  • Goal.com Flop of the Match
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  • Fans' Man of the Match
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Results
Second Leg
Times In GMT
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Lionel Messi Lionel Messi
Striker
Barcelona
5 0
Cesc Fàbregas Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder
Barcelona
4 1
Ángel Di María Ángel Di María
Midfielder
Real Madrid
4 1
Raúl García Raúl García
Midfielder
Atlético Madrid
4 0
Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo
Striker
Real Madrid
3 2