Barcelona, Real Madrid to slug it out in Copa del Rey semi-finals

The Spanish el-Classico will be re-incarnated in the cope Copa del Rey semi-finals showdown between Rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona.

The Copa del Rey semi-final draws was held on Monday, January 30th, 2023 and it pitched Real Madrid with Barcelona.

The other semi-final game  will see Osasuna trade tackles with Athletic Bilbao

The matches take place on four different dates in February, March and April with the Spanish FA having a schedule headache.

Real Madrid are playing in the FIFA Club World Cup which begins on Wednesday and ends on Feb. 11, and then two legs of the Champions League last 16.

Real Madrid and Barca meet in the first leg at Camp Nou on March 1 and will play the second leg at Santiago Bernabeu on April 4 or April 5.

Osasuna will play Athletic Bilbao on Feb. 8 and March 1.

The semi-final represents a chance for LaLiga and European champions Real Madrid to get revenge for their 3-1 loss two weeks ago in the Spanish Super Cup against FC Barcelona.

The match took place in Riyadh few weeks ago.

Barca are currently the league leaders after they moved on to 47 points with their 1-0 win at Girona on Saturday.

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