The Spanish giants have remained unbeaten in their last four Copa Clasicos, the Spanish side have recorded a total of two wins and two draws in the most recent Clasico matches.
A year earlier, in the 2012/13 campaign, there was a Clásico in the Copa Del Rey semi-finals. After drawing one each at the Santiago Bernabou in the first leg, Real Madrid went through at the Camp Nou, where they won 3-1 Varane, who scored in both games, was one of the stars of the tie.
The Real Madrid Manager looked ahead at the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final, which will be played at the Camp Nou (Wednesday, 9pm CET), He said “You never know if there’ll be tactical surprises, it’s not all down to what just one team does. We’re expecting a very nice match, it’s a Clásico and we hope that everyone will enjoy it. We hope to put in a big performance and win”.
when asked about Messi he said “It’s always good to play the best in every game. Whether or not he plays does not influence our preparation for the game”.