Alexis and Khedira FOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB.

Real Madrid and Barça are about to meet in the semi finals of the Copa del Rey. To get here, the former have had to get past Alcoyano, Celta and Valencia, having won four, drawn one and lost one. Barça have knocked out Alavés, Cordoba and Malaga, with 5 wins and a draw. Real Madrid have yet to concede a goal at the Bernabéu. Barça have scored five headers in the tournament. The following is a review of the respective teams’ stats so far in the Spanish KO competition.

  BARÇA MADRID
Matches 6 6
Goals for 19 (3,2) 15 (2,5)
Goals against 5 (0,8) 4 (0,7)
Shots 100 (16,7) 84 (14)
Shots at home 52 (17,3) 56 (18,6)
Shots away 48 (16) 28 (9,3)
Shots from set pieces 10 (1,7) 14 (2,3)
Shots received from set pieces 7 (1,2) 24 (4)
Converted onto woodwork 3 1
Converted onto woodwork 78 (13) 91 (15,2)
Crosses converted 5 (0,8) 0
Crosses against 7 (12,8) 145 (24,2)
Crosses against converted 2 (0,3) 1 (0,2)
Fouls commited 56 (9,3) 83 (13,8)
Fouls received 78 (13) 100 (16,7)
Yellow cards 10 (1,7) 18 (3)
Red cards 0 3 (0,5)
Minutes of possession 222 (37) 147 (24,5)
Short goals kick 24 (4) 8 (1,3)
Long goals kick 7 (1,2) 49 (8,2)


PLAYERS

- Mascherano and Pinto are the only Barça players to have played every FCB cup game so far. Modric and Benzema are Madrid’s ever-presents, although Carvalho has played more minutes than either of them.

- David Villa is Barça’s top scorer with 5 goals, followed by Messi (4). Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema have four each for Real Madrid.

- Barça’s busiest striker has been Messi (18 shots in three games), followed by Villa (16) and Alexis (15). Cristiano Ronaldo is the runaway Madrid leader in this category (27 in four games) followed by Benzema (10).

- Mascherano and Cesc are both one yellow away from suspension. Cristiano Ronaldo is in the same situation, while Coentrao and Ramos are suspended following sendings off.

*Data provided by GECAsport