Previous
Leicester City
Liverpool
3
1
FT
Game Details
Fiorentina
Torino
2
2
FT
Game Details
Galatasaray
Besiktas
0
1
FT
Game Details
Next
AlavésAlavés
Celta VigoCelta Vigo
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 0
Game Details

Barcelona to take Luis Suarez suspension appeal to CAS

Sid Lowe suggests that Barcelona have been gradually losing their identity far before their UCL thumbing by PSG.

Barcelona will take their attempt to overturn the Copa del Rey final suspension of Luis Suarez to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The move comes after the appeals committee of the Spanish Football Federation rejected their attempt to overturn the decision.

Suarez will miss the final against Alaves on May 27 after being sent off for two yellow cards in the semifinal second leg against Atletico Madrid.

His second yellow card came for throwing his arm in the direction of Koke minutes after...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Vicente Calderon in Madrid to host Copa del Rey final

The Vicente Calderon will host the Copa del Rey final in May.

Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon stadium will host the Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Alaves, the Spanish federation (RFEF) announced on Monday.

The site of the final had been a matter of some dispute, with Barcelona's rivals Real Madrid refusing to hold the game at their Santiago Bernabeu.

Barcelona had reportedly preferred the game be played at the larger-capacity Bernabeu, but Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said construction work would make it impossible.

The RFEF then decided...

 By Sid Lowe

Alaves' fairytale season continues with deserved Copa del Rey final berth

Alaves won promotion back to Spain's top tier last season and have gone one further in the Copa del Rey.

Mara knew. When Edgar Mendez woke from his siesta on Wednesday afternoon, his girlfriend told him: "You're going to score tonight." Not just any goal, and not just any night either. This was the night, the biggest Alavés had experienced in 16 years, some even said their biggest ever, although that may now still be to come. As for Edgar, he was going to score the biggest goal. History made, a hero for the ages.

There were 11 minutes left when he came on as a sub; two minutes later, he raced...

Jorge Perez wants to end 'grotesque' Copa del Rey final venue uncertainty

There is debate in Spain about the venue for this year's Copa del Rey final.

Jorge Perez has vowed to end the annual Copa del Rey final venue controversy if elected president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) later this year.

The RFEF has yet to decide on the venue for the game, which will see Cup holders Barcelona take on first-time finalists Deportivo Alaves on May 27.

El Mundo Deportivo reports that Barca want to host this year's final but a neutral ground is expected to be chosen by the RFEF and, according to Sport newspaper, the Catalan club will propose...

Barcelona's Luis Suarez dealt two-match ban; will miss Copa final

Luis Enrique says Barcelona were not up to scratch despite progressing past Atletico Madrid to the Copa del Rey final.

Luis Suarez will miss the Copa del Rey final on May 27 after Barcelona's appeal to have his second booking from Tuesday's draw against Atletico Madrid revoked was rejected.

What's more, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) handed Suarez a two-game ban due to his actions after being sent off in the final minute as Barca secured a 3-2 aggregate win at Camp Nou.

After the initial appeal was rejected, Barcelona said it would now take the matter to the RFEF's appeals committee, though they've...