In the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey, Athletic faced Atlético on a foreign field.
Both teams showed quite attacking football. The Madrid team had the first chance in the 16th minute after Antoine Griezmann's shot.
Less than 10 minutes later, Athletic responded after Jan Oblak was awarded a penalty. Basque winger Alex Berenguer approached the mark and converted the penalty.
In the second half, the exchange of sharp moments continued. Antoine Griezmann and Samuel Lino's strikes were answered in the 51st and 52nd minutes respectively by Unai Gomez and Asier Villalibre in the 61st and 62nd minutes.
At the end of the game, Atlético could have claimed a penalty, but after reviewing VAR, it was decided not to award it.
Statistics of the Copa del Rey semi-final match Atlético — Athletic
Atlético — Athletic 0:1
Goals : Berenguer 25
xG : 1.78 — 1.58
Beats : 19 — 8
Shots on target: 4 — 3
Ball possession: 68%-32%
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