Barcelona qualify for 7th consecutive Copa del Rey semi-finals

Barcelona has reached the semis for the seventh consecutive season and Atletico Madrid is the only opponent remaining in cup play that has yet to defeat the Catalan giants this season (they drew 1-1 on September 21).

Atletico host Barcelona in the first leg on February 1 with the second leg at the Nou Camp on February 7. We know them very very well.

Barcelona will take on Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals
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They sign up with 10-time victors Atletico Madrid, Celta Vigo, that knocked senseless Real Madrid, as well as Alaves in Friday's draw. At that point, the hope for a mega final hinged on the draw keeping Barcelona and Atleti away from each other in the semis, but that didn't happen.

In the midweek quarter-final Barcelona completed a 6-2 aggregate rout of Real Sociedad while Atletico beat Eibar 5-2.

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Barcelona have won the Cup a record 28 times and have lifted it in the last two seasons under coach Luis Enrique, who said this week his ideal final would be against his former club Celta.

Celta, which ousted Real Madrid in the quarterfinals, is at home for the first leg against Alaves.

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The upside of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid squaring off in the semis is that they'll play twice, as opposed to the one-off final.

Barcelona have actually won their last 5 video games in all competitors.

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The final is to be on May 27 with the venue still to be determined, although Spanish media reported it will be at Atletico's Vicente Calderon, which is set to close at the end of the season.


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