Atletico Madrid secured a 4-2 derby victory over Real Madrid in a thrilling Copa del Rey match. Antoine Griezmann and Rodrigo Riquelme scored in extra time to give Atletico Madrid the edge over their rivals and secure a quarterfinal place. What makes this victory even sweeter for Atletico Madrid is the fact that it comes on the back of a 5-3 loss to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup semifinals.
The match was full of drama and errors, with both teams committing costly mistakes. However, it was Atletico Madrid who capitalized on Real Madrid’s errors, with Griezmann and Riquelme making the most of their opportunities in extra time.
Both teams put on an impressive display of skill and determination, making it an electric match for the spectators. Atletico Madrid’s captain, Koke, expressed his delight at the win, highlighting the high tempo and competitive nature of the game. With this victory, Atletico Madrid will advance to the quarterfinal draw alongside other top teams like Barcelona, Girona, and Sevilla.
– Antoine Griezmann and Rodrigo Riquelme scored in extra time to give Atletico Madrid a 4-2 derby victory over Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey
– Atletico’s Samuel Lino, Jan Oblak, and Eduardo Camavinga were influential in the win
– They will join Barcelona, Girona, Real Sociedad, Celta Vigo, Mallorca, Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla in the quarterfinal draw