Cristiano Ronaldo dispatched two penalties Tuesday night to earn Real Madrid a 2-0 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Vicente Calderon. Los Blancos not only beat their bitter rivals, but they also booked their place in the Copa del Rey final.
Over the two legs it was clear that Real Madrid was the better side. Atletico struggled for large stretches and desperately missed key stars on Tuesday night.
In the end, the reigning champions would be shown the door while Los Blancos have likely set up a Clasico final with Barcelona. The match in Madrid was not an easy won, but there was little Atletico Madrid could do to keep from bowing out.
In this article we will take a look at six things we learned from the Madrid derby and discuss what they mean for both clubs.
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