First semifinalekamp in the Spanish cup was an "El Clasico" of the good notice, even if Barcelona had to do without storstjuernen Lionel Messi in the starting line-up.
Lucas Vazquez gave the guests a great start to the match when he did 1-0 after six minutes of play at the Camp Nou.
Guests from the capital delivered the best football in the beginning, but failed to punish the Barcas many errors. Ivan Rakitic was on its side near by to even the score at 1-1 when his header ended up in the crossbar.
The last half of 1. initially, it was the home team that got better and better. Real Madrid-måvalten Keylor Navas had in action a couple of-three times with saves from the top shelf. Among other things, when Luis Suarez ended a good ten minutes before the page change.
After 57 minutes came the clearing when the brazilian Malcolm showed up and scored from an angle hold. Just before had Navas prevented a new Real chance at masterfully, and in the move after had Suarez a close in the bar.
After 63 minutes entered the Lionel Messi field when he replaced Philippe Coutinho. The argentinian got the attempt on the free kick in a good position, but shot straight into the wall.
Barcelona pushed on towards the end to get the redeeming ledermålet, but butted in the wall of the hvitkledde Real players.
Guests on his side had a couple of good opportunities towards the end of the match.
second leg played at the Santiago Bernabeu 27. February.