Atletico Madrid 2, Sevilla 1

Atletico takes lead in Copa del Rey semi

January 31, 2013
By Press Association
Atletico Madrid claimed a 2-1 victory over Sevilla in an incident-packed Copa del Rey semifinal first leg that produced three penalties and three red cards in the second half.

Two spot kicks from home striker Diego Costa sandwiched a penalty from Sevilla hitman Alvaro Negredo as Atletico earned a narrow lead to take to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan for next month's second leg.

The men to see red were Sevilla duo Emir Spahic and Fernando Navarro, and Atletico defender Diego Godin.
Read more

ESPN Conversations