Barcelona 2 - Athletico Madrid 1
|Messi and Suarez seal a deal for Barcelona in away fixture against Athletico Madrid.|
First Half goal from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi set Barcelona on their way to the 2017 Copa del Rey final, though a second-half header from Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann kept the tie alive ahead of the second leg at the Camp Nou next Tuesday evening.
|Luis Suarez celebrated after scoring a wonderful solo Goal.|
7' minutes , Goal Luis Suarez Barcelona , Mascherano steps up and won a ball , Suarez took a ball from the midfield of Ground , Run towards Athletico Goal area. Suarez taking on a defence single handily , Suarez put a ball into a net with a brilliant touch on a ball. No chance for Athletioc defender and Goalkeeper of Athletico. A great solo Goal and Masterpiece by Suarez and a lead for visitor in just under 10 minutes.
24' minutes Andre Gomez passed a ball to Neymar , Neymar made a very good play , he shots a ball between 3 Athletico Madrid players but Neymar's effort was denied by Athletico Goli Moya.
28' minutes , Once again Neymar made a very good play and played one to one with Suarez , But he missed a chance when Suarez passed a ball to him and he was unable to take a ball to his feet.
|Messi's Stunning shot gave a healthy 2-0 lead to Barcelona in away game.|
33' minutes , Goal Messi Barcelona , Neymar made a long pass to Messi , Messi gave a ball to Raketic , Raketic gave it back to Messi , Messi had some space around him Raketic smartly gave a ball to Messi and Messi shoot a thunderous left footed shot which pins it off the post and a ball went into a post of Athletico Madrid , Barcelona doubles a lead.
50' minutes , Athletico Madrid missed a great chance to score a goal.
|Antoine Griezmann second half goal give some hope to Athletico Madrid in Semifinal Fixture of Copa Del Rey against Barcelona.|
59' minutes , Goal Antoine Griezmann Athletico Madrid , This time Antoine Griezmann scored a goal and gave some hope for Athletico to comeback in a game. Godin was completely unmarked in Barca penalty area. he headed a ball to Antoine Griezmann . Antoine was in a very good position and he made a header which went into a right side of Barcelona's Box. Not much powerful header by Antoine but it was well directed.
61' minutes Andre Gomez effort from long range denied by Moya.
64' minutes , Antoine Griezmann's touch was blocked by Barcelona Goalkeeper Cillessen. Griezmann could hardly believe that he did not score a second, hitting Cillessen from three yards. Filipe Luís’s pull back from the left had been impeccable. The momentum was Atlético’s, first to the ball, pressing Barcelona back, not allowing them out easily. Griezmann shot wide, Carrasco’s overhead kick cleared the crossbar, and Filipe Luís’s ball flashed across the face of goal.
75' minutes , 35 yard away freekick for Messi. Messi strikes and a ball went into a corner but Moya denied Messi's wonderful effort.
Neymar will miss second leg game of this fixture.