Barcelona host Real Madrid in blockbuster clash in 2018/19 Copa del Rey Semi-Final 1st leg

Barcelona vs Real Madrid
Barcelona will play Real Madrid on Wednesday in the Copa del Rey
Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to go head to head on Wednesday in 2018/19 Copa del Rey Semi-Final first leg as the tournament moves ahead. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Kick-off : 9:00 PM (Local)

Venue : Camp Nou, Barcelona

Barcelona got past Sevilla in the Quarter-Finals of 2018/19 Copa del Rey and will be eyeing a place in the final however stiff the challenge might be.

Barcelona are doing well in La Liga and a Copa del Rey trophy would be fantastic. For that though they will have to overcome Real Madrid.

It will be an exciting game for the fans all over the globe as both of these clubs are iconic clubs. Barca will be looking to execute their A game into perfection against classy Real Madrid.

On the other hand, Real Madrid themselves did well in overcoming Girona in the Quarter-Finals and it must be their aim to win The Copa del Rey as they are lagging in La Liga.

Although it won’t be easy at all as having Barca in your way is a tough thing and they must play to potential against their arch rivals.

Real Madrid have a good record against Barcelona and they will hope to continue the good work.

Team news and possible line-ups

Dani Carvajal and Raphael Varane are both available for Real Madrid and will play against Barcelona.

As for Barca, Jasper Cillessen will be unavailable as due to injury.

Real Madrid XI : Navas, Carvajal, Varane, Ramos, Marcelo, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Lucas, Benzema, Vinicius.

Barcelona XI : Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Arthur, Rakitic, Busquets, Coutinho, L. Suarez, Messi.

Prediction

It’s difficult to predict the outcome of this game between two of the biggest clubs in the world. May the best team on the day which commits less mistakes win the game.

 

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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