Fernando Morientes: Real Madrid will beat Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

Former Spanish international has voiced his opinion that the momentum is with Jose Mourinho's side after last weekend's draw in the Bernabeu
Former Real Madrid attacker Fernando Morientes has voiced his opinion that the Whites have what it takes to beat rivals Barcelona when they lock horns in Wednesday evening's Copa del Rey final.

Morientes thinks that Saturday's 1-1 draw between the sides at the Bernabeu will give Madrid a mental advantage as they managed to salvage one point despite playing with ten men for the majority of the second half.

"I think that the momentum lies with Real Madrid after last weekend's match. The way in which they bounced back after being reduced to ten men showed that they have what it takes to beat Barcelona," said Morientes, according to Marca.

"Barcelona are no longer as strong as they were four or five months ago. I'm convinced that Real Madrid will beat them to win this year's Copa del Rey."

The match between the Spanish giants takes place in Valencia and kicks off at 21:00 BST.

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