Barcelona made it to the Copa del Rey final after defeating Valencia in the second leg semi-finals at Camp Nou.
It was the second time this season for the best footballer of 2011 to miss his penalty shot.
Against Valencia, Barcelona only made a 1-1 draw result in the first leg of Copa del Rey semi-final. The result could’ve been different if only Lionel Messi didn’t fail the shot as the executor.
The 1-1 draw result at Mestalla Stadium last night wasn’t what Buardiola expected from his team. The coach needs a victory to increase the team’s morale, after failed to win their 2 previous matches.
Earlier, Barcelona made a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in the previous Copa Clasico, and afterward, El Barca collects another draw over Villarreal (0-0). The 1-1 draw result against Valencia has added to the team’s bad record since Guardiola’s era.
Barcelona saves a spot in Copa del Rey semi-final after a tie result with Real Madrid last night.
For Real Madrid’s defender, Pepe, El Clasico always ended with controversially. He has known as a physical player that likes it rough and ignore the regulation of fairplay.
Real Madrid scored the first goal in Copa clasico, and lead the match for around 38 minutes. But in the end, Barca finished the match with a victory after snatch away 2 goals in the second half.
Barcelona did win the Copa Clasico first leg last night. But for the personal competition between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the Balon d’Or hattrick winner must admit that he lost the rivalry.
Adidas has presented Lionel Messi with a golden boot’s, another creation that specially made for him. The boots is a nameless adiZero F50 successor, that made to honor his achievement in recording a hattrick for Balon d’Or Trophy.
Pictures : Lionel Messi vs Osasuna (12 January 2012)Copa del Rey – 2nd Leg
Barcelona will face Real Madrid in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey after a 2-1 victory over Osasuna in the second leg match.