Plenty of Cup history between FC Barcelona and Atlético Madrid

Plenty of Cup history between FC Barcelona and Atlético Madrid

After seeing off Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate, Atlético Madrid will be Barça's next opponents in the Cup quarter finals The first leg will be played at the Nou Camp on 21 January at 10.00pm (CET), with the return game a week later at the same time

[[DES_1]] FC Barcelona will face Atlético Madrid in the Spanish Cup quarter finals, after Simeone’s side drew 2-2 at the Bernabéu on Wednesday night with two goals from Fernando Torres to knock out Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate. The first leg will be played at the Camp Nou next Wednesday, with the second leg a week later in Madrid. It’ll be the first time the two teams have met in the Cup for six seasons, when Barça won 5-2 over both legs, with a memorable hat trick from Leo Messi at the Calderón.

 Plenty of history

In all, Barça and Atlético Madrid have played 20 Cup ties – 12 wins for Barça  and 2 Cup Finals - one win each, Barça’s win coming in 1926. The two have met 7 times at the last 16 stage of the competition, with four wins for Barça (1951/52, 1956/57, 1992/93 and 2008/09) and 3 for Atlético (1947/48, 1966/67, 1981/82 and 1994/95). In the quarter finals, Barça have won twice (1985/86 and 1996/97), including a memorable win in the latter when Barça made a great a comeback to win 5-4, and the Madrid team three times (1971/72, 1975/76 and 1988/89).

Of the 7 times the two have met at the semi-final stage, Barça have won on 5 occasions (1924/25, 1952/53, 1967/68, 1970/71, 1973/74, 1990/91) and lost twice (1990/91 and 1999/2000). In 9 of the seasons the two have met in the Cup, Barça have taken the trophy 9 times.

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