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Key Events

90' + 1'
J. Mascherano
Yellow Card
90' + 1'
Juanfran
Yellow Card
90'
L. Messi
Yellow Card
84'
Gabi
Yellow Card
75'
A. Griezmann
Yellow Card
72'
Rafinha
André Gomes
70'
K. Gameiro
Y. Carrasco
64'
Neymar
Yellow Card
59'
D. Godín
Assist
59'
A. Griezmann
Goal
59'
N. Gaitán
Saúl
58'
Denis Suárez
I. Rakitić
46'
Fernando Torres
Š. Vrsaljko
39'
S. Savić
Yellow Card
33'
I. Rakitić
Assist
33'
L. Messi
Goal
31'
Saúl
Yellow Card
7'
J. Mascherano
Assist
7'
L. Suárez
Goal
3
5
2
3

Stats

Possession
% %
11
8
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 8
Total Passes 320 453

Commentary

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Barcelona will head back to the Camp Nou with a narrow lead thanks to first-half goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi. Atletico Madrid made a strong comeback in the second half and reduced their arrears with a strike from Antoine Griezmann, but Luis Enrique's men have the upper hand in this semi-final contest.
FULL-TIME: ATLETICO MADRID 1-2 BARCELONA
90' + 4' The referee ends the contest.
90' + 3' Barcelona take the pressure off their defence late in the game by taking the ball into the corner. The game is surely going to end with a slender advantage for the visitors heading into the second leg.
J. Mascherano
Yellow Card
Barcelona
90' + 1' Mascherano heads into the book for a loose challenge.
Juanfran
Yellow Card
Atlético Madrid
90' + 1' Juanfran brings down Neymar on the counter.
90' + 1' Atletico attempt their same free-kick routine from their opener, but this time Godin's header just evades Torres at the near post and Cillessen gathers.
L. Messi
Yellow Card
Barcelona
90' Messi goes into the book for a foul on Luis.
90' CHANCE! Cillessen comes for a cross from Luis and misses the ball. Godin collects at the back post and hammers a half-volley towards the net, but he pulls his effort wide of the target.
89' WIDE! Griezmann sidesteps two challenges to open up space for a strike on his left foot, but his strike drifts inches past the post.
88' SAVE! Atletico pile men forward and Luis is allowed to strike from the edge of the box, and Cillessen parries his first effort, but is quick on his feet to gather ahead of Gameiro.
85' CHANCE! Torres should level the scores as he is allowed a free strike at goal from 12 yards, but he can only fire wide of the target. Mascherano lost possession on the edge of the box and Griezmann played in his team-mate, but the striker failed to convert.
Gabi
Yellow Card
Atlético Madrid
84' Gabi goes into the book for a poor challenge on Rafinha.
83' Pique hits the deck after losing possession on the flank, allowing Torres to bear down on goal. However, the referee awards a free-kick to the visitors, much to the fury of Simeone on the sideline.
82' WIDE! Luis curls a low cross into the area from the left flank and Torres flicks the ball towards the bottom corner, but the ball drifts just wide of the post.
81' CHANCE! Scramble in the box as Torres lifts the ball into the area, but Griezmann cannot connect with his volley at the back post.
80' NO! Neymar takes the free-kick and curls his effort over the bar. Why would you not let Messi take the set-piece from that position. Madness from Barca, while Messi's modesty may have cost his team there.
79' Griezmann comes back to help his defenders out, but again he gives away a free-kick in a dangerous position by fouling Neymar. Messi will be licking his lips here...
77' OVER! Neymar should restore his side's two-goal cushion as Messi unlocks the Atletico defence with a weaving run and tees up the Brazilian. However, with the goal gaping Neymar can only fire his effort over the bar. A poor miss from inside the box.
76' SAVE! Moya keeps Atletico in the tie as he produces a brilliant one-handed save to deny Messi from a free-kick. The Argentine arrowed his effort towards the top corner, but the keeper just had enough reach to tip the effort on to the bar.
A. Griezmann
Yellow Card
Atlético Madrid
75' Griezmann slides in late on Neymar and goes into the book.
74' A long ball forward from the home side has Umtiti in all sorts of bother as Griezmann snaps at his heels. However, the Frenchman holds off his compatriot and manages to remain composed to clear.
Rafinha
André Gomes
Barcelona
72' Rafinha replaces Gomes for the visitors.
71' Atletico work the ball to the left flank and Luis makes another surging run, but this time he just pulls his cross away from the red and white shirts and out for a goal-kick.
K. Gameiro
Y. Carrasco
Atlético Madrid
70' Carrasco makes way for Gameiro as Atletico intensify their quest for a leveller.
67' OVER! Torres sends a dangerous cross into the box from the left and the visitors fail to clear the danger. Carrasco attempts an ambitious overhead kick, but his effort lands on the roof of the net.
65' WIDE! Atletico press Barca in possession and Gabi tees the ball up for Griezmann on the edge of the box. He shoots towards the net, but scuffs his effort well wide of the post. The home side are back in this game.
Neymar
Yellow Card
Barcelona
64' Neymar jumps into Juanfran as they battle in the air and is booked by the referee.
63' SAVE! Cillessen keeps Barcelona ahead with a fine save to deny Griezmann at the near post. Luis caused havoc down the left as he raided down the byline and put in a sublime cross into the box, but the keeper denied the Frenchman from close range. What a moment that could be in the tie.
61' CHANCE! Gomes cuts inside from the left flank and lets fly with a powerful strike that Moya is forced to turn past the post.
D. Godín
Assist
Atlético Madrid
59' Godin puts his header back into the six-yard box, which allows his team-mate to convert.
A. Griezmann
Goal
Atlético Madrid
59' GOALLL!!!! GRIEZMANN FINDS THE NET! Atletico are back in the match as they catch Barca sleeping from a free-kick. Gabi lifts the ball back into the box for an unmarked Godin. He puts the ball across the face of goal from Griezmann to attack and the Frenchman finds the back of the net with a close-range header.
N. Gaitán
Saúl
Atlético Madrid
59' Gaitan replaces Saul for the home side.
Denis Suárez
I. Rakitić
Barcelona
58' Mascherano is okay to continue as Enrique makes a change in the middle of the park, with Rakitic making way for Suarez.
56' Mascherano gets a blow on the head in an aerial challenge and is forced off the field briefly to receive treatment.
55' CHANCE! Mascherano wins the ball back in his own half and raids the length of the pitch to the edge of the box. He is afforded space and time to shoot, but his tame effort is saved with ease by Moya.
53' Savic attempts to latch on to a cross at the back post, but he cannot make sufficient contact with his effort as it glances off his head and goes wide.
51' Torres raids into space down the right flank and beats Alba's challenge, but Umtiti comes across to win back possession for the visitors.
50' CHANCE! Torres plays a neat backheel to release Gabi in the box, but Alba comes across at the last moment to take the ball off the foot of the Atletico man as he prepares to shoot.
49' Gomes sends the ball into space down the left for Neymar and the Brazilian has acres of grass to push forward, but he just cannot keep the ball in play on the flank.
47' An early chance for Atletico to threaten as Carrasco lifts a free-kick into the box, but his cross is cleared by the Barca backline with ease.
Fernando Torres
Š. Vrsaljko
Atlético Madrid
46' Vrsaljko makes way for Torres at the break.
46' We're back underway at the Vicente Calderon.
The players are making their way back out on to the pitch, so we should be underway again shortly.
Atletico have failed to get going at all and Diego Simeone will be furious with their inability to keep possession, which has left them vulnerable on the counter. Antoine Griezmann has been a spectator for the majority of the match thus far and he will need to get involved more to get the home side back into the match.
Barcelona are in complete command of the game at the break thanks to strikes from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi. Both goals were outstanding individual effort as the Uruguayan beat two players before poking home, while Messi cracked his shot into the top corner. Luis Enrique will be delighted with his team.
HALF-TIME: ATLETICO MADRID 0-2 BARCELONA
45' The referee brings the first half to an end.
44' Gomes makes a run into the left channel and digs out a low cross towards the near post, aiming for Suarez, but Godin is on hand for the home side to steer it behind.
42' CHANCE! A fraction of space opens up for Koke to get a shot out of his feet and towards the target, but it just creeps over the bar. However, Cillessen may have his angles covered anyway.
40' OVER! Messi lines up the free-kick from 25 yards, but is unusually inaccurate with his strike, putting it over the bar.
S. Savić
Yellow Card
Atlético Madrid
39' Savic goes into the book for his loose challenge on Messi.
39' Messi makes a weaving run into the final third and it's too quick for Savic as he brings down the Barcelona skipper with a stray leg.
38' Barcelona attempt to keep the pressure on the home side as Neymar swings a cross in from the left flank, but Rakitic can only guide his header over the bar.
36' Rather than shooting at goal, the home side attempt a free-kick routine by playing the ball out wide. However, Barca snuff out the danger with ease and clear out for a throw-in.
35' Griezmann makes his first impact of the game with a weaving run to the edge of the box before he gets caught by Gomes. Atletico are awarded a free-kick in a very dangerous position.
I. Rakitić
Assist
Barcelona
33' Rakitic picks out Messi on the edge of the box before the Argentine does the rest with a brilliant finish.
L. Messi
Goal
Barcelona
33' GOAL!!!!! MESSI SCORES A STUNNER! Barca double their advantage as the Argentine collects a pass from Rakitic on the edge of the box before hammering a left-footed strike beyond the reach of Moya into the top corner. A sublime effort from Messi.
32' Atletico are completely out of rhythm and are struggling to retain possession all over the field. Koke's free-kick goes straight out for a goal-kick, highlighting their issues in the final third.
Saúl
Yellow Card
Atlético Madrid
31' Saul goes into the book for a foul on Messi.
30' Neymar goes on another raid down the left flank after being released by Suarez, but Savic comes across with a well-timed challenge to dispossess the forward.
27' CHANCE! Barca break with Neymar and Vrsaljko mistimes his challenge to allow the Brazilian to remain on his surge. He plays in Suarez, and the Uruguayan goes for the immediate ball back to his team-mate. However, Neymar does not expect and it hits off his boot and goes out for a goal-kick.
26' Atletico have lost their rhythm here and Griezmann has been merely a spectator thus far. The home side need to bring the Frenchman into the game.
24' CHANCE! Atletico lose possession and Gomes releases Neymar down the left flank. The Brazilian carries the ball into the box and cuts back on to his right foot to shoot, but he fires straight at Moya.
22' Enrique's men win back-to-back corners as they begin to exert pressure on the Atletico defence, but the home side hold firm from both deliveries and clear with ease.
20' Atletico attempt a short-corner routine, but the visitors break it up and raid forward on the counter. Fortunately they get enough men back in time to deal with Messi on the right flank.
19' Pique is on hand at the back again for the visitors as he stops Filipe Luis's low ball from travelling across the face of goal. Griezmann was lurking at the back post...
17' Barcelona are doing a solid job of managing the pace of the game. They've got the lead and know that Atletico need to come at them.
15' Saul finds space on the left flank and attempts to get the better of Pique on the final third, but the defender sticks to his task and strikes the ball off the midfielder's legs to win a goal-kick for his team.
13' Atletico have had the better of the game thus far, but find themselves behind due to Suarez's brilliance.
11' Godin pushes forward for a throw-in and he makes a nuisance of himself again in the box, winning a header, only to put his effort over the bar.
10' Atletico put together a series of passes down the right flank before Juanfran swings a cross into the box. It flies across the face of goal, but no red and white shirts attack it, and Barca are able to scramble it clear.
9' CHANCE! Atletico win a corner down the right and attempt to hit back as Gabi floats the ball into the box. Godin rises highest, but he can only guide his header wide of the post.
J. Mascherano
Assist
Barcelona
7' Mascherano's sliding challenge falls to the feet of his team-mate, who does the rest with a superb solo run.
L. Suárez
Goal
Barcelona
7' GOALLLLL! SUAREZ PUTS BARCA AHEAD! What a goal from Suarez as he runs the length of the half, leaving two Atletico defenders trailing in his wake before slotting the ball past Moya into the bottom corner. An outstanding individual effort from the Uruguayan.
6' Messi raids forward with menace through the middle and feeds Neymar on the left flank. The Brazilian tries to put the ball across the face of goal, but Savic clears the danger behind for a corner.
4' Savic slides in hard on Gomes as the midfielder attempts to burst forward. Barca have their first chance to put the ball into the box.
3' Pique has to be at his best to shield the ball away from Griezmann as he attempts to latch on to a ball over the top. The defender does extremely well to cope with the danger, clearing with relative ease.
2' Griezmann puts Cillessen under pressure from Mascherano's backpass and the keeper just gets the ball away in time before the striker can pounce.
1' The visitors are able to see off the early threat from Atletico clearing the danger, although Gabi may have wanted a cleaner strike of the ball on the edge of the box.
1' Pressure immediately on the Barca defence as Roberto concedes a corner almost straight from the kick-off.
1' We're underway in this semi-final contest.
The players are making their way out on to the pitch, so we should be underway shortly.
Sergi Roberto, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Javier Mascherano and Andre Gomes also come into the side. Mascherano steps up into a midfield role, with Umtiti partnering Gerard Pique in the middle of the defence.
Barcelona have made six changes from their draw with Betis. Jasper Cillessen retakes his spot between the sticks for cup competitions, replacing Marc-Andre Ter Stegen. 
Atletico have made three changes from their goalless draw with Alaves last time out. Gabi, Juanfran and Stefan Savic come back into the starting line-up, with Kevin Gameiro, Nicolas Gaitan dropping to the bench.
Barcelona subs: Masip, Denis, Arda, Rafinha, Alcacer, Vidal, Mathieu.
BARCELONA (4-3-3): Cillessen; Sergi Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Rakitic, Mascherano, Gomes; Mesis, Suarez, Neymar.
Atletico subs: Moreira, Lucas, Gaitan, Keidi, Correa, Torres, Gameiro.
ATLETICO (4-4-2): Moya; Vrsaljko, Godin, Savic, Filipe; Juanfran, Gabi, Koke, Saul; Carrasco, Griezmann.
The team news has been announced and we'll start with the home side.
Atletico are struggling to reach their peak form themselves with back-to-back draws in LaLiga, knocking them off the pace for the title. As a result, this tie will take on larger significance for Simeone and his team in their quest for silverware.
Barcelona hammered Real Sociedad to reach the last four of the competition. Luis Enrique's men were not firing on all cylinders in their last outing in LaLiga, needing a late goal from Luis Suarez to draw with Real Betis, and the manager will be demanding a stronger display from his team this evening.
Atletico overcame Eibar in the last round in comfortable fashion after winning the first leg 3-0. The second leg proved to be a formality for Diego Simeone's men putting them on the path to the final.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg clash between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon.
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