Atletico Madrid have qualified for the quarter finals of 2014-15 Copa Del Rey after eliminating city rivals Real Madrid by an aggregate score 4-2. This is the end of Real Madrid’s journey in Copa Del Rey this season. The return of Fernando Torres turned out great one for Diego Simeone as the Spanish forward scored two goals at the Bernabeu. Goals from Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo were not enough to save defeat of Los Blancos.
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid 2-2 Highlights
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) January 15, 2015
It was second Madrid derby for Fernando Torres after rejoining Atletico Madrid. He is back on his track with a phenomenal victory over the defending champions. His two finishes were good. He held the ball up a couple of times well. He drew fouls. Of course it’s too early to start enthusing but he did well. Watch the video of Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid 2-2 below.
Thousands of fans welcomed Real Madrid on the Avenida de Concha Espina. “We have come here full of optimism to support our team. We will win 4-1 and we will make it through.” declared fans from Leon.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men tried their best for a brilliant come back for which they known for, but it was Torres who is mainly responsible for their elimination. Atletico Madrid have done half of their job to win the competition by eliminating the current champions of Copa Del Rey. Home side did enjoy almost 63% of possessions and tried total of 31 shots [including blocked shots], but failed to qualify for the quarter finals of Copa Del Rey this time.
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Atletico Madrid are a fine, brave and committed side who defend with skill and pounce opportunistically. What is more they really needle Real Madrid and over 180 minutes deserved to go through.