Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid begin their 2014 Copa del Rey semifinal with a first leg match at the Bernabéu on Wednesday. The match begins at 2p.m. EST at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, Spain. Coverage will be provided by beIN Sports USA, or you can watch the live stream via the link provided below.
Both teams went head-to-head in last season's cup final, today's match will be the first of three clashes between the two teams this month. While Real Madrid took time to adjust to the arrival of a new manager and a couple of new players, Atletico Madrid burst into the campaign as fierce competitors. Atlético enters as the better team having won the last two meetings between the teams.
Durint their last match in the La Liga, Real Madrid struggled to mount a convincing attack on the opposition as things turned worse after Ronaldo was shown a direct red for a clash against Bilbao's Carlos Gurpegi.
Here is the projected lineups
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas,álvaro Arbeloa, Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Fábio Coentrão, Xabi Alonso, ángel di Maria, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema.
Atlético Madrid: 1Thibaut Courtois, Juanfran, Diego Godín, João Miranda, Emiliano Insúa, Raúl García, Koke, Cristian Rodriguez, Gabi, Diego Costa, Adrián
You can watch the live stream via beIN Sports Play.