Today two teams have managed to qualify for the semifinals of the Copa del Rey 2012-2013, Sevilla and Real Madrid, which by the way expect rival. The Andalusians, who eliminated Real Zaragoza, will face either Atletico Madrid or Real Betis, while Madrid, who has eliminated Valencia, will face either to Malaga or Barcelona.
Sevilla and Real Zaragoza opened fire in the day today, in a very open game after the goalless draw in the first leg. From the beginning it was seen that the locals were wearing the initiative, and chewed the Sevilla goal. In addition, the road is paved lot for Emery after the defense Fernandez, a winter signing of Zaragoza, was ejected with a straight red card.
Alvaro Negredo and Rakitic marked for Sevilla in the 36th minute and 45 respectively, leaving the game quite track. In the second half, another player was ejected Zaragoza, Fran Gonzalez, after committing penalty on the Brazilian Cicinho. Negredo transformed the maximum penalty in the 66th minute, and set the 3-0 final would not, as yet had time Manu Moral of making it 4-0 in injury time.
In the third edition came Mestalla a week of Valencia – Real Madrid and it was a very different game than the previous ones. In it was Valencia who took the initiative, which is logical because the score was in favor of Real Madrid. While the danger valencianistas just took pieces only. Furthermore, Benzema took advantage of a good pass from Xabi Alonso to mark the 0-1 before the break.
The tie and seemed resolved, but the expulsion of Coentrao gave good atmosphere to match. In the absence in the Portuguese saw his second yellow, Tino Costa marked with the collaboration of Antonio Adan. The goal today was deputy Madrid, but Casillas retired injured in the first half after being inadvertently kicked in the hand by a companion, Arbeloa.
From there, the Real Madrid dedicated to defending and gave the entire field to Valencia, but the efforts were to no avail che since crashed again and again to the defense very well planted Real Madrid. The only good news for Valencia was the return of channels, while for Real Madrid was bad news, a red card expulsion of Di Maria. The standings after they came face to Mou.