Valencia scored two late goals to snatch a 2-2 draw with Real Betis in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semifinal.
Neither Real Madrid nor Barcelona ever want to lose a Clasico, but the nature of their 1-1 Copa del Rey draw shows their eyes are on bigger prizes.
Vinicius became Madrid's youngest player this century to play in a Clasico, holding his own in the Copa del Rey semifinal first-leg draw at Barca.
Oft-criticised Malcom rewarded Ernesto Valverde's faith with a goal but it wasn't enough as Barca settled for a first-leg draw vs. Real Madrid.
Barcelona shook off a shaky first half to claim a 1-1 home draw against Real Madrid in their Copa del Rey semifinal first-leg clash on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi is on the bench for Barcelona's Copa del Rey semifinal first-leg match against Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Messi, 31, injured his thigh during the weekend's draw with Valencia and was unable to train on Monday, however, he completed Tuesday's session.
Real Madrid coach Santi Solari said he hopes Barcelona star Lionel Messi starts in Wednesday's Clasico Copa del Rey semifinal first leg.
Ernesto Valverde and Santi Solari are very different. But in succeeding in the face of the pressure of Barca and Madrid, they are two peas in a pod.
Lionel Messi missed training on Monday and is now a major doubt for Wednesday's Copa del Rey semifinal first leg against Real Madrid.
"We are going to fight for everything, always, right until the end, hopefully, of the season," Solari said about Madrid's upcoming games.
Vinicius Jr. looks like an established star even at 18 years old, contributing to the attack throughout as Real defeated Alaves 3-0 at home.
The Netherlands international and Barca's cup goalkeeper will miss both legs of the Copa del Rey semifinal against Real Madrid.
Four-time defending Copa del Rey champions Barcelona have been drawn against Real Madrid in the semifinals of this season's competition.
Karim Benzema continued his red-hot form by bagging two more goals while Raphael Varane also impressed in Madrid's comfortable cup win vs. Girona.
Holders Barcelona, Valencia and this year's final hosts Real Betis are in the draw, set to take place on Friday afternoon.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema scored twice to help the European champions secure a 3-1 victory over Girona to reach the Copa del Rey semifinals.
Juventus were eliminated from the Coppa Italia and Barcelona made the Copa del Rey semis. Here are the best numbers from the mid-week matches.
Entering the evening down 2-0 on aggregate, it didn't take long for Lionel Messi and Barcelona to turn it around, the Catalans romping Sevilla 6-1.
Philippe Coutinho struck twice as Barcelona mounted a comeback to thrash Sevilla 6-1 and sweep into the Copa del Rey semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate on
Philippe Coutinho struck twice as Barcelona mounted a comeback to thrash Sevilla 6-1 and sweep into the Copa del Rey semifinals 6-3 on aggregate.