Valencia vs. Real Madrid: Los Merengues Move on to Copa Del Rey Semifinals

Michael CernaCorrespondent IJanuary 22, 2013

VALENCIA, SPAIN - JANUARY 20: Luka Modric of Real Madrid CF competes for the ball with Pablo Hernandez of Valencia CF during the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid CF at Estadio Mestalla on January 20, 2013 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid were never really troubled by Valencia as the hosts were missing that final pass that could have gotten them back in the game.

Now Los Merengues will face either Malaga or Barcelona, who will play their second leg on Thursday.

 

Final Score

Valencia 1-1 Real Madrid (1-3 Aggregate)

 

Goals

Benzema—44'
Assist: Alonso

Costa—52'

 

Starting XIs

Valencia: Guaita; Joao, Rami, R. Costa, Cissokho V. Ruiz; T. Costa, Viera, Jonas, Guardado, Valdez

Real Madrid: Casillas; Arbeloa, Varane, Albiol, Coentrao; Xabi, Khedira; Di María, Özil, Cristiano, Benzema