Copa del Rey: Real Madrid

The Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid clash was the highlight of the Copa del Rey quarter-final draw.

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Copa Del Rey was held this Friday at the headquarters of the Royal Spanish Football Federation. Real Madrid inherited capital city rivals Atletico Madrid. The other quarters in the draw are: Osasuna – Sevilla, Valencia – Athletic Club and Barcelona – Real Sociedad.

The full quarter-final draw

The matches will be played on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26. Osasuna-Sevilla and Barcelona-Real Sociedad matches will be played on Wednesday, while Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid and Valencia-Athletic Club will be played the following day.

At the Santiago Bernabéu

Each quarter-final will be played in a single match on the ground of the team that came first in the draw and, as for the round of 16, in the presence of VAR. Therefore, the Madrid derby will be played at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. For the semi-finals, the matches will be played in two away legs.

Real Madrid and Atlético have met 42 times in the Copa del Rey, with a record of 17 wins for Real Madrid, 14 draws and 11 wins for the colchoneros. The goal difference is 57-45 for Los Blancos, who will host this encounter at the Santiago Bernabeu for the first time since the qualifiers preceding the semi-finals are played as a single match.

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