Spanish Paper Talk: Atletico Madrid Confident Of Comeback Against Barcelona

Messi is the difference between the two sides in first leg…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as Barcelona take a 1-0 lead into their second leg Copa del Rey clash with rivals Atletico Madrid.


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– “We can come back”.

– Atletico players call to the Calderon. The great Rojiblanco wall resisted for 84 minutes. Lionel Messi took advantage of a rebound from a penalty saved by Oblak to give Barca the advantage.

– Diego Godin will miss Wednesday’s return.

– The board celebrates the agreement with Wang Jianlin. Miguel Angel Gil: “A giant is coming and he’s coming to make us bigger”.

– Lucas Silva, close. Finally, with just a few minor details left, the Brazilian will sign for Real Madrid.

– Little ‘Galactico’: Odegaard, the star of the future, will be presented at Valdebebas today.


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– Thanks to a penalty.

– It will be decided in the Calderon next Wednesday. Simeone: “The tie is open”.

– Messi scored and vomited again.

– Carlo Ancelotti, Best Coach of 2014: he beats Simeone (2nd) and Guardiola (3rd).

– Odegaard is now a Real Madrid player.

– Malaga and Athletic draw 0-0. A game without moves and without football at La Rosaleda.

– Bruno gives Villarreal the advantage from a free-kick on 85 minutes.

– Gerard missed five clear opportunities.

– Sevilla launch themselves at Espanyol: Sergio and Emery will make changes.


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– Messi again.

– Leo gets justice after scoring against a good Atleti and in front of 62,000 spectators.

– Barca, with a 10-out-of-10 attitude, take a step towards the semi-finals after a great game.

– Anti-Ramos campaign with his renewal as the backdrop.

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