Solari: Real Madrid not favourites to make Copa del Rey final (0:37)
Missed opportunity for Real Madrid against Barcelona (1:47)
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17dDermot Corrigan

Madrid coach wants to face Messi in Clasico

Real Madrid coach Santi Solari said he hopes Barcelona star Lionel Messi starts in Wednesday's Clasico Copa del Rey semifinal first leg.

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18dGraham Hunter

Valverde and Solari are brothers in arms

Ernesto Valverde and Santi Solari are very different. But in succeeding in the face of the pressure of Barca and Madrid, they are two peas in a pod.

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19dDermot Corrigan

Vinicius Jr. 8/10 as Real thrash Alaves

Vinicius Jr. looks like an established star even at 18 years old, contributing to the attack throughout as Real defeated Alaves 3-0 at home.

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21dAdriana Garcia

Barca face Real Madrid in Copa del Rey semi

Four-time defending Copa del Rey champions Barcelona have been drawn against Real Madrid in the semifinals of this season's competition.

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22dReuters

Benzema double sees Real into Copa semis

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema scored twice to help the European champions secure a 3-1 victory over Girona to reach the Copa del Rey semifinals.

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28dSid Lowe

Girona can't mortgage La Liga for a cup run

Girona could've made history in the Copa del Rey, but instead fielded a weakened XI in the quarters because they can't risk relegation from La Liga.