Valencia 1-1 Real Madrid (1-3) Second Leg Copa del Rey
Real Madrid to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with 2 Red Card
Compete at the Mestalla on Wednesday (01.23.13), Valencia certainly did not want to repeat mistakes when they are against Real Madrid at the weekend of the 20 La league last weekend. Los Che’s third captain, Ricardo Costa, has apologized for the 5-0 defeat to Real Madrid.
Since its inception, the troops performed with passion Ernesto Valverde avenge defeat in La Liga. Benzema broke the dream. In fact, in the 16th minute, Real Madrid Iker Casillas is actually lost. Injuries made the captain left the field. Second goalkeeper who is the subject of conflict Real Madrid in recent weeks, Antonio Adan, signed to replace senior.
The change began when the referee Perez Lasa Fabio Coentrao dissipate. Real Madrid wing-back from Portugal was forced to leave the game for receiving a yellow card when entering the fifth minute of the second half.
Tino Costa replied with a red card Coentrao scored with a shot that has become his trademark. Goal is to make Valencia playing as if they have not run out of chances to advance to the quarterfinals.
In such situations, the Real Madrid coach, Jose Mourinho, asked his troops to play defense. Although Valencia continued to attack, Real Madrid put nine players in the area of defense to withstand the onslaught.
Dramatic emotional last game was the expulsion of Angel Di Maria. Offenses committed Real Madrid’s Argentine winger bore a red card in the 87th minute. Real Madrid increasingly survive because playing with nine men.
Two red cards and two yellow cards is the price to pay Real Madrid. However, Real Madrid qualified for the semi-finals with aggregate a 3-1. Now, they are prepared to wait for the results of the match Barcelona V Malaga on Thursday (01.24.13). If Barcelona win, then El Clasico will take place in the semifinals.