Atletico to face Barcelona in thrilling Copa del Rey semi-final

In other last-four encounter, Celta Vigo will face Alaves

Afp January 27, 2017

MADRID: Atletico Madrid and Barcelona were drawn together in the Spanish Cup semi-finals on Friday in what promises to be the latest thrilling clash between the sides.

Celta Vigo drew Alaves in the other home and away semi-final to be played February 1 and 8.

Barcelona end Sociedad curse, Atletico cruise in Copa del Rey

The most recent cup meeting between Barca and Atletico saw the Madrid outfit win a Champions League quarter-final (1-2, 2-0) last April.

The last time the pair met in the Copa del Rey, as the Spanish Cup is named, Barcelona won (1-0, 3-2) and went on to lift the trophy in 2015 which they successfully defended last season.



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