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Copa del Rey

  • January 6, 2011
  • • 21:00
  • • Estadio Ciudad de Valencia, Valencia
  • Referee: Javier Estrada Fernández
  • • Attendance: 12387

Real Madrid win Aggregate 8 - 2

Live Commentary

  • The final whistle has now gone . Levante are 2-0 winners over Real Madrid but Los Blancos were always going through with their 8-0 first leg victory in the bag. However Levante have done nothing to hurt their pride this evening. Thank you for joining us here on Goal,com See you next time !
  • 90' + 2'
    Another chance for Levante as Stuani leaps above Pepe to send a header over the bar.
  • 90'
    Levante are keeping the ball very well and are playing with a swagger at the moment as they see the game out.
  • 88'
    Real Madrid have alot of work to do to salvage anything from this match !
  • 86'
    Goal Sergio
  • 85'
    Fantastic free kick on the edge of the box by Sergio , off the bar and in giving Adan no chance !
  • 85'
  • 84'
    Another freekick for Almeria on the edge of the box.
  • 82'
    HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUY Kaka hits the bar with a header from six yards !
  • 80'
    Yellow Card Adrián Sixto Lois
  • 80'
    A very poor cross in from Esteban Granero as he hits the ball out for a throw in on the other side of the park.
  • 79'
    Yellow Card Pepe
  • 79'
    Freekick opportunity for Madrid down the right flank.
  • 77'
    The midfield area is very packed at the moment and both teams are playing high defensive lines, which should create some opportunities for passes in behind .
  • 76'
    SubstitutionRafa Jordá José Marco Higón
  • 75'
    The Levante fans are in full voice and they appear to be happy with the effort of their team !
  • 73'
    Madrid are now regaining their strangehold on the game , but any outright goalscoring chances have eluded them.
  • 70'
    SubstitutionDavid Mateos Juanfran
  • 70'
    Canales has been on the end of some rough treatment from Del Horno and Xisco down the right hand side, it has hampered his ability to get in to the game.
  • 68'
    Levante are now the better side and are pouring players forward , they are playing without fear here !
  • 66'
    HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUY ! Chance for Rafa Jorda as he latches on to a knock down but smashes the ball over the bar from ten yards. He should have doubled Levante's lead
  • 65'
    Yellow Card Xisco
  • 64'
    Madrid are showing more urgency after Levante's goal. Jose Mourinho will still hate losing the match even though they are already through !
  • 62'
    Penalty Goal Xisco
  • 62'
    Yellow Card Fernando Gago
  • 62'
    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL Xisco dispatches the penalty !
  • 61'
    Penalty for Levante ! Fernando Gago handles in the area !
  • 60'
    Freekick opportunity just on the edge of the Madrid area.
  • 58'
    Levante need to be more dogged are Madrid are continuing their game plan of passing the ball about the midfield. More pressing from the Levante players is necessary to retain possession.
  • 56'
    SubstitutionKarim Benzema Kaká
  • 56'
    Kaka now enters the fray as a replacement for Benzema who has not been effective at all for Madrid.
  • 54'
    SubstitutionRubén Suárez Stuani
  • 54'
    Kaka is receiving instructions from the Madrid bench and looks set to come on for the remainder of the second half.
  • 52'
    Levante make a couple of subsitutions , they must be hoping to freshen up the legs of the team as they have done alot of running in the first period of the game.
  • 49'
    SubstitutionGorka Larrea Adrián Sixto Lois
  • 49'
    The first attack of the second half from Levante comes in the form of a freekick that was again easily cleared from Madrid.
  • 47'
    SubstitutionRicardo Carvalho Pepe
  • 47'
    Madrid's first attack of the second half sees Pedro Leon turning inside on his left foot from the right hand side and whipping a cross in to the Levante six yard box , but the home side scramble the ball away .
  • 45'
    Welcome back to's coverage of the second leg Copa del Rey Clash between Levante and Real Madrid.
  • The referee brings a very poor first half to a close. Hopefully in the second half we will see some goalscoring chances. Join us in 15 minutes !
  • 43'
    Thankfully Arbeloa is back on his feet and should be back on momentarily.
  • 42'
    Arbeloa is down on the ground after an accidental clash of heads , was struck right on the cheek and it looked nasty.
  • 40'
    Neither team is showing any signs of scoring at the moment. Forty minutes in to the game and we have had two shots on goal.
  • 37'
    A chance for Real Madrid from a corner but Canales' crosses in poorly and it it easily cleared.
  • 35'
    A chance for Real as Pedro Leon gets in to the Levante box but Levante clear his cross easily.
  • 32'
    Levante have been camped in their own half for a long period now , Madrid may look to exploit how tired the players get as the match goes on.
  • 30'
    The Madrid players are just passing the ball across the back four , they are showing little interest of trying to get the killer pass.
  • 27'
    Levante striker Rafa Jorda is looking to ruffle up the Real Madrid defence his teammates are continually playing the ball in to him for him to hold up , but he is not receiving alot of support.
  • 26'
    Yellow Card Karim Benzema
  • 25'
    Karim Benzema is booked for raising a hand but the Alvaro went down far too easily.
  • 23'
    Madrid again are passing the ball around at will , Levante need to follow the example of Xisco and start pressing more.
  • 20'
    Freekick opportunity for Sergio which he sends safely into the hands of Adan.
  • 18'
    Some great play from Madrid around the Levante box , quick passing and moving but a poor Pedro Leon touch breaks their good spell down.
  • 16'
    The game has been quite a fiesty affair with many fouls having already been committed, this may be a sign that Levante want to prove themselves against the Galacticos.
  • 14'
    Levante are starting to get in to the game a little , they are starting to press the Madrid midfield more.
  • 12'
    Xisco has been bright for Levante at the start of the game , attempting to stretch the Madrid defence.
  • 10'
    Fantastic run from Xisco down the left hand side , jinking inbetween Madrid players and forcing a decent save from Adan.
  • 8'
    Madrid are treating this as a training game so far , with players testing out their range of passing to each other. It currently looks like the Levante players have a long night on their hands.
  • 6'
    Pedro Leon has made a bright start for Madrid and he seems up for cementing a shout for a regular spot.
  • 4'
    The corner is quickly cleared but Madrid continue their passing game.
  • 4'
    Corner for Real Madrid as they look to quickly establish a lead.
  • 2'
    As expected Real Madrid have slowed the tempo of the game and are keeping the majority of the possession in the opening stages.
  • The game has now kicked off , Jose Mourinho will be looking for his fringe players to make an impact and Levante will be playing for some pride.
  • Here is the starting 11 of Real Madrid : Adan, Arbeloa, Carvalho, Mateos, Garay, Gago, Khedira, Granero, Pedro Leon, Canales, Benzema.
  • Here is how Levante will be lining up tonight : Munúa, Cerra, Héctor Rodas, Nano, Del Horno, Sergio, Larrea, Valdo, Munoz, Rubén Suárez, Rafa Jordá
  • Real Madrid lead 8-0 from the first leg so safe to say that Levante will be playing for pride tonight.
  • Good evening and welcome to's coverage of the second leg Copa del Rey clash between Levante and Real Madrid at Estadi Ciutat de València.