Madrid beats Barcelona 3-1 in Copa del Rey semis
BARCELONA, Spain -- Cristiano Ronaldo got the better of Lionel Messi on Tuesday, scoring twice to lead Real Madrid to a 3-1 win at Barcelona and a spot in the Copa del Rey final.
After the first leg of their semifinal ended 1-1, Madrid neutralized Barcelona's passing game and counterattacked to perfection at the Camp Nou to hand its archrival its first home loss in any competition since last April.
It was also a second straight cup setback for the Catalan club, which is running away ...
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