JAC Sport, Barcelona - Barcelona finally made sure of qualifying for the Copa Del Rey semi-finals after a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Although acting as a guest, Real Madrid started the game with confidence and demonstrate the game quickly. As a result Carlos Puyol and his friends had run helter-skelter dispel the onslaught launched by Cristiano Ronaldo Cs.
In the first half, Barcelona managed to score two goals in minutes 42nd and 45+2nd. Pedro scored Barcelona's first goal since the use the Messi feedback.
Messi, who in Madrid's defense is not able to be driven by three defenders of Los Blancos. Argentina's international players also provide feedback to Pedro that is not guarded. Pedro easily to scored goal.
Interval of two minutes, Messi successful avenge the Pepe harsh treatment in the previous game. 24-year-old player was jammed hard Pepe from behind. Eventually, the refeere give yellow card for Messi.
45th Minute, the match was halted for a moment. Because of the attitude of Barca player because urgent referee to gave yellow cards to Diarra who violate Messi, received protests from the Real Madrid.
When the game was about to expire, Barca be able to double advantage through hard kick by Dani Alves from outside the penalty box. Score of 2-0 did not change until halftime.
In order to keep pace, Madrid immediately do a quick game in the second half. 53rd Minute, Ramos success scored goal. But unfortunately the referee disallowed because it was considered first offense.
Mourinho strategy to substitute Gonzalo Higuain with Karim Benzema is success. The presence of Benzema make sharper Madrid attacks.
Madrid finally catch up on 68th minutes through the action of Cristiano Ronaldo, who utilize feedback from Mesut Oezil. Portugal players were able to outwit Pinto and scored goal. 1-2 to Madrid
Four minutes later, the Catalan public was stunned when the Los Blancos are able to equalize. Madrid's second goal scored by Karim Benzema who successfully outwit Carlos Puyol in the penalty box. Score 2-2 for both teams.
Madrid struggle that seeks to pluck victory disturbed by the sending off Sergio Ramos because assessed a foul on Bosquet. The referee eventually reward a second yellow card to the Spanish international.
Until the fight ended, the score did not change 2-2. With this result Barca qualify for the semifinals. Because in the first leg, Pep Guardiola's squad capable of a 2-1 win. Barca will face the winner of the match between Levante and Valencia which will take place Friday.
Line Up :
Barcelona : Pinto, Abidal, Puyol, Dani Alves 45+2', Piqué, Xavi, Iniesta (Pedro 30' (42')), Fábregas (Thiago 70'), Messi, Busquets, Sanchez (Mascherano 79')
Real Madrid : Casillas, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Arbeloa, Coentrao, Alonso, Kaká (Callejon 61'), C. Ronaldo 68', Lass (Granero 52'), Ozil; Higuaín (Benzema 61' (72'))