Arrested Madrid 2-2, Barcelona qualified for Semifinal

El Clasico match in the quarterfinal second leg of the Copa del Rey lasted cried. Forced to fight hard after winning first, Barcelona finally escaped after a 2-2 draw.

At Camp Nou, Thursday (26/01/2012) pm dawn Barca can be a lot of pressure early in the game. But they were actually able to finish the first round with a 2-0 lead through goals that made Pedro Rodrigues and Dani Alves.

In the left position Madrid appeared to still be rising. Two goals scored within the contiguous Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema to make the score 2-2 and finished as strong a chance to revive the Los Merengues.

But Madrid failed to score in extra time remaining matches, and even loss of Sergio Ramos a second yellow card that can be ahead of the game was over. Results 2-2 also survive, and ensuring the Catalans right through to the semifinals with a 4-3 aggregate advantage after winning 2-1 in the first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu last week.

The game

Pursuit of a 1-2 defeat in the first leg, Madrid ofensi appeared very early in the game. Some ripe opportunity is successfully created, though none that led to touchdowns.

Madrid had a chance when the game has been running for 20 seconds. Gerard Pique mistake utilized Gonzalo Higuain almost a goal, Argentine striker’s kick into the far too wide.

Higuain again have a chance when he was guarded welcomes feedback on Xabi Alonso’s free kick three minutes. From close range shot can still be driven Pinto. While in the 11th minute Barca’s number two goalkeeper dampen hard kick from Ronaldo in the penalty box.

When Barca never able to develop the game, another threat came to the wicket Pinto. Removing the long-range shot, the ball is kicked Mesut Oezil hit the crossbar, bounced off the ground and towards the outside of the goal.

In the 27th minute Pinto made a mistake that almost made his goal burst, releasing the bait he is wrong that makes the round leather Higuain controlled. Moment Higuain could not be utilized because of his kick right leads to a Pinto.

Although Barca pressed more then capable in the first 43 minutes. Messi goal stems from the penetration from midfield into the penalty box Madrid. Movement Messi pulled up to four players behind ‘The White’ and did not realize that Pedro Rodrigues entering from the left side.

So, when Messi managed to lure at Pedro, he easily struck the ball to the goalkeeper Casillas.

Barca did not take long to be able to double the advantage. Starting from a free kick which can be driven Madrid defender, mental ball to the far post where Dani Alves came to greet.

Hard kick from Brazilian wing back to the top right corner menghujam Madrid goalkeeper and change the position finished 2-0.

At the beginning of the second round of Madrid again kicked off, the result is Sergio Ramos’s header goal. Poor him, the referee disallowed the goal because he was considered first offense on Alves.

Madrid finally able to minimize the position in 67 minutes. Bait Oezil successfully controlled with either Ronaldo, CR7 then deceived Pinto and kick into the goal off a failed driven Carles Puyol.

Benzema! Striker who came on as substitute goalkeeper managed to change the position of Barca and finished 2-2. Utilizing error Pique, Puyol Benzema with deceptive cunning and kick off the nest in the Barca goal.

This made the score 2-2 odds Madrid escaped again wide open, because the addition of one more goal would make Barca needed two additional goals to be able to turn things around. These conditions make the game rhythm and tension rises.

In the 78th minute Puyol crucial tackle when he stopped the Benzema in the penalty box. While Pedro’s header from close range also fail because the right leads to Casillas.

In an attempt to add a goal Madrid actually lose Ramos. He can be a second yellow card in the 88th minute for violating Sergio Busquets.

No additional goals in the remainder of the game. Score 2-2 Barca survive and qualify for the semifinals, defending champion dang rid Madrid 4-3 on aggregate.


Barcelona: Pinto, Alves, Pique, Puyol, Abidal, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta (Pedro ’30), Cesc (’70 Thiago), Messi, Alexis (’79 Mascherano).

Madrid: Casillas, Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Coentrao, Lass (’52 Granero), Alonso, Kak (Callejon ’61), Ozil, Ronaldo, Higuan (’61 Benzema)


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