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Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale [Reuters]

Real Madrid take on Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final clash at Vicente Calderon for the Madrid derby on Tuesday evening.

Where to Watch Live

The kick-off is set for 8pm GMT. Live coverage of the game will be available on Sky Sports 2 and Sky Sports 2 HD.


The first leg of the semi-final clash between the two Spanish capital clubs at Santiago Bernabeu saw Real registering a 3-0 victory over their derby rivals.

Pepe opened the scoring for Carlo Ancelotti's side before Jese and Angel Di Maria's second-half goals gave the nine-time European champions a comfortable victory over Atletico.

Real have a three-goal advantage coming into the second leg. In addition to this, they were also successful in restricting Diego Simeone's men from scoring the much needed away goal.

Atletico have a tough task ahead of them to make it to the finals of the Copa del Rey.

Diego Costa
Diego Costa [Reuters]

The winners of this clash will face Barcelona or Real Sociedad as the Catalan club have a first-leg lead of two goals. The second leg between the La Liga winners and Sociedad will take place on Wednesday evening.

Atletico are without a win in their last two games played in all competitions while Real have registered a 4-2 victory over Villarreal in the last league fixture.

Ancelotti's side are second in the league table with 57 points from 23 games, level on points with first place Barcelona and third place Atletico. The goal difference separates the top three teams in the La Liga.

What Managers Say

Diego Simeone: "Qualification will be difficult but nothing is impossible in life. We have to focus on improving. The team fight, play, work and do not look for excuses. I always said I want an Atletico team that made it uncomfortable [for Real] and we are getting there."

Carlo Ancelotti: "We have a significant advantage but we need to play with the same focus as in the first leg to avoid problems. We shouldn't change our philosophy and we have to play with intensity to have possession. The best thing is to not to think about the lead that we have. It will be difficult because they are a very strong team."

Team Form

Atletico Madrid

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): L L W W W
  • Last Result: Almeria 2-0 Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): W W D W W
  • Last Result: Real Madrid 4-2 Villarreal

Team News

Carlo Ancelotti
Carlo Ancelotti [Reuters] Reuters

Atletico Madrid

  • Injured: Thibaut Courtois (back Spasm), David Villa (hamstring), Tiago (hamstring), Filipe Luis (groin)
  • Doubtful: N/A
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Bono; Manquillo, Miranda, Godin, Juanfran; Koke, Gabi, Suarez; Costa, Adrian, Turan

Real Madrid

  • Injured: N/A
  • Doubtful: N/A
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Casillas; Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Arbeloa; Alonso, Modric; Di Maria, Bale, Ronaldo; Benzema