Copa del Rey-Draw

Alyssa BaileyJan 29, 2017

Barcelona have been drawn against Atletico Madrid, in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey.

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto says "we know each other very well". Celta pulled off a major upset as they eliminated Real Madrid (4-3 aggregate score) in the quarters - a two-leg duel that saw Celta win at the Bernabeu.

Barcelona will take on Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals
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Barca have won the last two Copa ties with the 2013 winners but Atleti have emerged victorious on the last two occasions they have met in the semis, which includes a 6-0 aggregate win in 1999-2000, when the Catalans forfeited the second leg over a dispute with the Spanish Football Federation.

Deportivo Alaves, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Celta Vigo are the four teams left remaining in the competition.

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Sergio Ramos believes their Copa del Rey exit will allow them to focus on "the most important competitions" - La Liga and the Champions League. Atletico Madrid overcame Eibar 5-2 on aggregate to book their place in the semifinals for the 31 time.

Barcelona defeated Real Sociedad 5-2 at the Camp Nou on January 26 to qualify for their seventh consecutive Copa del Rey semi-finals.

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Celta, which ousted Real Madrid in the quarterfinals, is at home for the first leg against Alaves.

The semi-finals will be played on 01/02 and 08/09 February.

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The final is on May 27 with the venue still to be determined, although Spanish media reported it will be at Atletico's Vicente Calderon, which is set to close at the end of the season.

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