There will be no arrivals at Barajas airport until after 10 am. Athletic plan to travel down to Madrid today. Mirandés-Rayo and Alcorcón-Albacete moved to Sunday.
Noble in defeat. Mirandés made it through to the semi-final stage and even took decent score back to Anduva but eventually fell short of the mark..
If Wednesday's game at San Mamés ended 1-0, Thursday's clash at the Reale Arena ended 2-1.
A clash between Athletic and Granada in LaLiga staged at San Mamés at this time of the year would have passed off inadvertently as just another game.
The absence of Real Madrid and Barça in the Copa del Rey semi-finals may have dampened entusiasmam for some for with this new cup format
Mirandés have done it again! After knocking out Celta and Sevilla, their latest scalp was Villarreal last night, eliminating the top-flight side to march into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
"Push forward with verve and daring, overpower the opposition with the force of a hurricane..." Those are the words of Mirandés' club anthem...
The game at La Romareda was ended as a contest by Vinicius Júnior in the 72nd minute, when he finished off a move conjured up by James Rodríguez...
Alfredo Relaño looks back on Atlético Madrid's shock Copa exit at the hands of Cultural and lauds the new format of the competition for making such upsets possible.