The two Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid played 1-1 at the Camp Nou last night after goals by Lucas Vázquez (6. min.) and Malcom (57.). This was the first meeting in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey, and the second leg is played in Madrid 27. February.
But the home team had to change costumes right before the start of the game.
Barcelona wanted to mark the chinese new year during the big match, but was denied by the Spanish football association, writes Marca.
the Catalans had in fact made outfits with chinese font under the traditional gamertag at the top of the back.
Right before the match got Barcelona on the other hand a no from the league. According to several media should players have used shirts with chinese font before kick-off, but by the start of the game was the normal suits on footballers.REFUSED: Barcelona was refused to play with these jerseys with the chinese characters below the name. Photo: REUTERS/Albert Gea Show more
Barcelona is one of the biggest football clubs across the world and heralding long before the match that the gesture is all about the celebration of the chinese new year celebrations.
the Club will also be on tour to China after the end of the season.
The brazilian cellist Malcom rescued a draw for the home team in the 2. place yesterday. The attacker exploited a keeper-picking adventures and was a bit lucky that ended between the Real Madrid defense and in goal.
- the Matches against Madrid are always the toughest year. We kept the peace and secured a draw. We must have the same intensity in the second leg to take us on, " says Malcom.
the Barcelona veteran Sergio Busquets says:
- It was deserved with a draw. It was a close fight. Both teams had chances, but no one deserved the victory. I would say it is 50/50 who goes through, " says Busquets.
In the Spanish cup are all still open, but in the domestic series is Barcelona the best way in the pursuit of gold. Barcelona tops La Liga with 50 points. Behind follow Atletico Madrid with 44 and Real Madrid with 42.Solskjær participated in the emotional celebration of the Munich crash