#Athletic Real Madrid

Player Ratings: Athletic Bilbao 1 - 0 Real Madrid; 2022 Copa Del Rey

Real Madrid have once again been knocked out of the Copa Del Rey. Carlo Ancelotti made the bizarre decision to start Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo Goes, and Casemiro despite all three Brazilians arriving back from South America less than 48 hours before the match. Their performance was lackluster and the entire Real Madrid team performance was sub-par. There were no excuses for Real Madrid’s lack of a cohesive game plan and Carlo Ancelotti will take much of the blame for that along with his personnel choices.
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Athletic Bilbao strike late to send Real Madrid crashing out of Copa del Rey

Athletic Bilbao sent Real Madrid crashing out of the Copa del Rey thanks to a stunning last-minute strike by substitute Álex Berenguer at San Mamés. Berenguer’s goal in the 89th minute secured a surprise 1-0 victory in the quarter-finals, as Marcelino’s side followed up their last-16 win over Barcelona with another unexpected result. It was a deserved breakthrough for the hosts, who had been the stronger side for much of the contest, and made up for defeats to Real in the Spanish Super Cup final and two recent La Liga matches.
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Athletic Club knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey at San Mames

Athletic Club secured a dramatic late victory at San Mames on Thursday evening to knock Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey. The game looked to be headed for extra-time and penalties when in the 89th minute Alex Berenguer stepped up to score the decisive goal, sending his team through and Madrid home.

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Real Madrid summary: score, goals, highlights, Copa del Rey

At the fourth time of asking, Athletic Bilbao got the better of Real Madrid in their mini-duel this season, the Lions deservedly beating Los Blancos 1-0 in San Mamés in a lung-bursting display. There is simply no better side in LaLiga at the moment in terms of physical conditioning...

Athletic-Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals

Real Madrid will face Athletic in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals, following the draw held at the Real Federación Española de Fútbol headquarters. The single-game knock-out tie will take place on Thursday, 3 February at 9:30 pm (CET) at San Mamés. Both sides have gone head...

Atlético Madrid-Athletic Club: Rendezvous in Riyadh

Atlético Madrid will square off against historical rival Athletic Club de Bilbao for a place in the Supercopa de España (de Saudi Arabia) final this weekend. Atlético, assured a place after winning the 2020/21 league title, last participated in the four-team Supercopa two years ago. In Jeddah, the Colchoneros knocked off Barcelona in a memorable semifinal before falling in a penalty shootout to eternal rival Real Madrid.

Real Madrid get big Eder Militao boost ahead of Athletic Club clash

Eder Militao has handed Real Madrid a big boost ahead of their Copa del Rey clash with Athletic Club. Militao has been away with Brazil this week as part of the international break, which is allowing South American and CONMEBOL sides to play out World Cup qualifying games. Fellow Real...

Benzema expected to miss Quarterfinals against Athletic Bilbao

Real Madrid attacker Karim Benzema will miss the Copa del Rey’s Quarterfinals match against Athletic Bilbao, according to a report from ABC. Benzema picked up a hamstring injury during Sunday’s home game against Elche and will focus on getting completely ready to face Paris Saint-Germain in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League, which is just three weeks away.

Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao on Karim Benzema double to go eight clear

Real Madrid rode a pair of Karim Benzema goals to a win over Athletic Bilbao as LaLiga closed out play for 2021 on Wednesday night ahead of a holiday break. Benzema scored twice inside of the first seven minutes in an action-packed start to the game, but the hosts pulled one back soon after with a goal from Oihan Sancet to halve the lead.