REVIEW: Real Madrid reach Copa del Rey final for record 38th time

FOOTBALL – On Tuesday, Real Madrid reached the Copa del Rey final for a record breaking 38th time, by beating FC Barcelona 3-1 at Camp Nou.

> Barcelona had last suffered such a big defeat at Camp Nou on 11 September 2010, losing 2-0 to HĂ©rcules CF in La Liga.

> Real scored 3 goals at Camp Nou for the first time in 5 years, since drawing 3-3 at Barcelona on 10 March 2007 in La Liga.

> Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice tonight. He beat Lionel Messi to become the first player to score in 6 successive Clásicos away from home.

> Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored more goals than Lionel Messi in all competitions in 2013 (16 vs 15 goals).

> Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score two successive braces in El Clasico away matches.

> FC Barcelona have now conceded the opening goal in 5 of the 6 matches they played in the month of February.

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