Atletco will take on Real Madrid on Copa Del Ray

by Nicholas Salgado | Posted on Friday, December 19th, 2014 | 0

Last season’s UEFA Champions Cup winner Real Madrid and La Liga Champion Atletico Madrid will take on each other in the last sixteen match up in Copa Del Ray which is also known as Spanish Cup.

On thursday night the La Liga Champions had a 2-2 draw against 3rd class team L’Hospitalet. But Atletico won the total match up  by 5-2 after adding goals from both meeting among these two opponents. On the first time, Atletico won against them by 3-0.

Diego Simone’s team played in their own home field Vicente Calderon and even though almost all the top players were given a rest, Atletico still manged a draw from this match.

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Croatian striker Mario Mandjukic scored both goals for Atleticoin their home ground. Ruben Alkaras scored both of the goals for the visitors. Because of the winning in the first meeting between these two teams, Atletico is going to the next round of the tournament.

On last season Simone’s team lost to Real Madrid in the semi-final of the tournament but in this season only one of them will even make it to quarter finals. If Barcelona wins their next match then the winner of this match between Real Madrid and Atletico will take on Barcelona.

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