Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Barcelona 1 – Real Madrid 3 (Agg. 2-4) (Copa del Rey semi-final second leg, February 26, 2013) (Alternative highlights & longer highlights.) Lionel Messi fired wide early on against Real Madrid. Pique fouled Cristiano Ronaldo in the box and the Portuguese forward put Real Madrid in front both on the night and in the tie from the spot. Pedro had a strong penalty shout just after the half hour. Just before the hour mark, Cristiano Ronaldo made it 2-0, after Angel Di Maria had skinned Carles Puyol. It was game over when Raphael Varane scored his second goal of the tie. Jordi Alba pulled 1 back late on for Barca.
Pictures after the jump.
Jordi Roura & Jose Mourinho pre match
Sir Alex Ferguson scouting Real Madrid at the Nou Camp
Ronaldo celebrates penalty goal v Barcelona
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates 2nd goal v Barcelona
Raphael Varane hugs Jose Mourinho after 2nd goal v Barcelona