2013 Copa del Rey Final

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2013 Copa del Rey Final
Event 2012–13 Copa del Rey
After extra time
Date 17 May 2013 (2013-05-17)
Venue Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Man of the Match Thibaut Courtois (Atlético)
Referee Carlos Clos Gómez
Attendance 80,000
Weather Mostly Cloudy
9 °C (48 °F)[1]

The 2013 Copa del Rey Final was the 111th final since its establishment. The match was a Madrid derby between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid on 17 May 2013 at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.[2] It was the clubs' first meeting in the final since the 1992 final when Atlético won 2–0 over Real Madrid. Before this match, the two teams have been finalists on four other occasions in 1960, 1961 and 1975 Copa del Rey; all Atlético wins; except 1975 when Real Madrid won. Atlético lifted the trophy for the tenth time in their history.[3] It was the first time since 1992 that Atlético had won back-to-back trophies, following their win in the Europa League Final the previous year.[4]

Venue and date[edit]

Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) all agreed on Madrid as the location for the event. With seating for 80,000, the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium was chosen as the venue.[5] Each team was allocated 30,000 tickets to sell, and the remainder were allocated to the RFEF.[6]

The match was originally scheduled for Saturday, 18 May, but was moved to Friday, 17 May to avoid conflicting with the Eurovision Song Contest 2013.[7]

Match ball[edit]

Adidas provided the official ball for the match, the Adidas Cafusa, the same ball used for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.[8][9]

Road to the final[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2012–13 Copa del Rey.
Real Madrid Round Atlético Madrid
Opponent Result Legs Opponent Result Legs
Alcoyano 7–1 4–1 away; 3–0 home Round of 32 Real Jaén 4–0 3–0 away; 1–0 home
Celta Vigo 5–2 1–2 away; 4–0 home Round of 16 Getafe 3–0 3–0 home; 0–0 away
Valencia 3–1 2–0 home; 1–1 away Quarterfinals Real Betis 3–1 2–0 home; 1–1 away
Barcelona 4–2 1–1 home; 3–1 away Semifinals Sevilla 4–3 2–1 home; 2–2 away


Real Madrid
Atlético Madrid
GK 25 Spain Diego López
RB 15 Ghana Michael Essien Booked 101'
CB 18 Spain Raúl Albiol
CB 4 Spain Sergio Ramos (c) Booked 74'
LB 5 Portugal Fábio Coentrão Booked 54' Substituted off 91'
CM 14 Spain Xabi Alonso
CM 6 Germany Sami Khedira Booked 65'
RW 10 Germany Mesut Özil Booked 72'
AM 19 Croatia Luka Modrić Substituted off 91'
LW 7 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo Yellow cardRed card 90+3', 115'
CF 9 France Karim Benzema Substituted off 91'
GK 1 Spain Iker Casillas
DF 11 Portugal Ricardo Carvalho
DF 17 Spain Álvaro Arbeloa Substituted in 91'
MF 8 Brazil Kaká
MF 21 Spain José Callejón
MF 22 Argentina Ángel Di María Booked 119' Substituted in 91'
FW 20 Argentina Gonzalo Higuaín Substituted in 91'
Portugal José Mourinho
Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid 2013-05-17.svg
GK 13 Belgium Thibaut Courtois
RB 20 Spain Juanfran
CB 2 Uruguay Diego Godín
CB 23 Brazil Miranda Booked 120+3'
LB 3 Brazil Filipe Luís
CM 4 Spain Mario Suárez Booked 100'
CM 14 Spain Gabi (c) Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 114', 120+5'
RW 6 Spain Koke Booked 105+1' Substituted off 113'
LW 10 Turkey Arda Turan Booked 37' Substituted off 111'
CF 19 Brazil Diego Costa Booked 69'
CF 9 Colombia Radamel Falcao
GK 25 Spain Sergio Asenjo
DF 18 Argentina Cata Díaz
MF 5 Portugal Tiago
MF 7 Spain Adrián
MF 8 Spain Raúl García Substituted in 113'
MF 11 Uruguay Cristian Rodríguez Substituted in 111'
FW 30 Spain Óliver Torres
Argentina Diego Simeone


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