Copa del Rey review

Barca take Copa advantage

January 19, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Defenders Carles Puyol and Eric Abidal were the unlikely scorers as Barcelona fought back from a goal down to beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg at the Bernabeu.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been criticised by some fans recently, made bright start to the game and gave the home side an early lead but Los Blancos could not deal with Barca's incessant attacks and wilted under the pressure in El Classico.

Barca overcame some particularly cynical challenges ...

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