Friday, May 25, 2012

Watch Athletic Bilbao - FC Barcelona: Spain - Copa del Rey Final

Talk of 2011 and it was Barcelona which dominated all major championships of the year. The lifted the silverware of the Spanish Super Cup and the UEFA SuperCup.They even won the FIFA Club World Cup in the last days of the December 2011.

But then something bad happened when year 2012 dawned - there stood FC Barcelona stripped of all of its well earned titles of 2011 and as of today, they retain none. Besides, they’ve lost forward David Villa and defenders Carles Puyol and Eric Abidal to injury.

However, they have made a desparate effort in the Spain Copa del Rey to reach its final Friday tonight and ae pitched against Athletic Bilbao. A win tonight is therefore very crucial for the morale deficit Barca to again bring back some of its lost pride.

On the other hand,  Athletic Bilbao are in good shape - they went on to reach final of the UEFA Europa League, defeating Manchester United - but lost Atletico Madrid.Athletic Bilbao are on a five-game winless streak in all competitions and have failed to register on the scoresheet in all of those matches.

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So buck up Barca - if you wanna regain your lost pride and name - lest Athletic Bilbao snatches this chance to away from you tonight.

The final of Spain - Copa del Rey between Athletic Bilbao and FC Barcelona is scheduled for Fridat, 25 May 2012 at 20:00 GMT at Estadio Vicente Calderón — Madrid