Real Madrid sweeps Barcelona by four and qualifies for the Spanish Cup final
Real Madrid qualified for the King's Cup final after beating Barcelona 4-0, in the match that was held at the "Camp Nou" stadium, this evening, Wednesday, in the second leg of the King's Cup semi-final.
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Vinicius Junior scored the first goal for Meringue in the 47th minute of the first half, from a quick counterattack led by Vinicius, who hit the ball, but goalkeeper Ter Stegen saved it, but the ball passed into the net.
Karim Benzema strengthened Real Madrid's lead with the second goal in the 50th minute, with a powerful ground strike from the edge of the penalty area to the right of goalkeeper Ter Stegen, who failed to tackle it.
Benzema scored the third goal in the 58th minute, from a penalty kick that Venice got, which Benzema hit to the left of goalkeeper Ter Stegen.
Benzema scored the third and fourth personal goal for Real Madrid in the 80th minute, from a quick counterattack led by Vinicius, to pass a wonderful through ball to Benzema, who skillfully placed it into the net of goalkeeper Ter Stegen.
With this result, Real Madrid qualified for the King's Cup final at Barcelona's expense.
The first-leg match between Barcelona against Real Madrid ended with the Catalan team winning 1-0 during the activities of the match that took place between them a month ago at the “Santiago Bernabeu” stadium, in the first-leg Clasico of the King’s Cup semi-finals for the current season 2022-2023.
Real Madrid advanced to the King's Cup final to set a date against Osasuna, which qualified at the expense of Athletic Bilbao.
It is noteworthy that the first leg ended with Barcelona winning with a free goal scored by Eder Militao by mistake in his own net.
Barcelona started with the following formation:
Goalkeeper: Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Defense: Jules Conde – Ronaldo Araujo – Marcos Alonso – Jordi Alba.
Midfield: Sergio Busquets – Sergio Roberto – Frank Casey
Attack: Javi - Robert Lewandowski - Rafinha
The formation of Real Madrid came as follows:
Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois
Defense line: Dani Carvajal - Eder Militao - David Alaba - Eduardo Camavinga
Midfield: Federico Valverde - Luka Modric - Toni Kroos
Offensive line: Rodrygo – Karim Benzema –