Spanish Paper Talk: ‘Champions!’ Gareth Bale Decides The Final For Real Madrid

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Questions continue for Barcelona after third consecutive defeat.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Real Madrid defeat bitter rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final with Gareth Bale’s superb winner.


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– ‘Champions’.

– A run of life.

– Real Madrid star Gareth Bale shines with a prodigious run of 58 metres in eight seconds and a nutmeg of Pinto to score the goal as Los Blancos claim the win with Cristiano Ronaldo watching on from the sidelines.

– Carlo Ancelotti equals Jose Mourinho’s record after winning the Cup now in Spain, Italy and England.

– The Italian tactician will be hoping to complete his treble set as focus now switches to the La Liga race and Champions League with Madrid still in with a strong chance of both.


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– Bale decides the final with a great goal in the 84th minute.

– Neymar misses glorious late chance to take the game into extra-time, but with the Brazilian’s miss, Madrid captain Iker Casillas lifts the first trophy of the season.

Image courtesy of Mundo Deportivo.

– What a beating!

– Barca close out a tragic week with their third defeat on the trot in the final against Madrid as the Copa del Rey slips out of their grasp while the Champions League is over and the league title looks all-but lost.

– Bale decides the game with a great gallop and goal and Neymar sends the ball crashing against the post when given the chance to equalise.

– Lionel Messi continues to be absent and goalless.

– Revolution with honours.

– Without Arroyo, going for a 2-0 in the playoffs.

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