The first leg of the King's Cup semi-final between Real Madrid and Barcelona, including the date, the broadcast times, and the history of the matchup.
Real Madrid vs Barcelona will play in the opening leg of the King's Cup semi-finals in the Spanish capital's "Santiago Bernabeu" stadium in 2022–23.
Real Madrid, the landowner, began his career in the King's Cup in the 32nd round, defeating the Cacerinho team with a goal without a reply. He then defeated Villarreal in the round of 16 with a score of 3-2 following an exciting match, and in the quarterfinals, he defeated rival Atletico Madrid with a score of 3-1 following a match that went into two overtime periods.
Barcelona, the invited team, advanced to the King's Cup of Spain semifinals after beginning his career against Inter City in the round of 32 and triumphing 4-3 after a game that lasted two additional half. Clean, then with difficulty defeated Real Sociedad in the quarterfinals with an unanswered goal.
The King's Cup 2022–23 semifinal match between Real Madrid and Barcelona will undoubtedly be crucial for both teams on a public and physical level.
The following report from "Hesgoal TV" tells you everything you need to know about the Real Madrid vs. Barcelona matchup in the 2022–23 King of Spain Cup semifinal first leg, including the broadcast networks, the teams' anticipated lineups, and more.
What time is the first leg of the 2022–23 King's Cup semi-final between Real Madrid and Barcelona?
The King's Cup semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Barcelona is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the "Santiago Bernabeu" stadium, the royal team's home field.
At precisely ten o'clock in the evening, Egyptian time, or eleven o'clock in the evening, Saudi time, the race will officially begin.
What television stations will carry the Real Madrid vs. Barcelona match in the 2022–23 King's Cup semifinal first leg?
The King's Cup of Spain 2023 matches will be televised via Shahid VIP in addition to the encrypted rights that Saudi SSC outlets have acquired.
Major tournament matches are typically broadcast live and scripted by Hesgoal TV, starting around 30 minutes beforehand.
News about Real Madrid before the opening leg of the King's Cup semifinal and El Clasico.
Real Madrid is enjoying life despite being seven points behind Barcelona in the Spanish League race, especially after it defeated Liverpool, England, 5-2 in the first leg of the Champions League's round of 16 matchup.
But Real Madrid, on the other hand, lacks the services of some of its players due to injury, led by Ferland Mendy, David Alaba, and the Brazilian Rodrigo.
The expected formation of Real Madrid
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is expected to start the first leg of the King's Cup semi-final first leg with the following formation:
Nacho - Eder Militao - Antonio Rudiger - Dani Carvajal
Toni Kroos - Eduardo Camavinga - Luka Modric
Vinicius Junior - Karim Benzema - Federico Valverde
Barcelona news before El Clasico, first leg of the King's Cup semi-final
Barcelona has faced several blows recently since bidding farewell to the Europa League in the last 16 play-off against Manchester United.
Barcelona suffers from several injuries in its ranks, as duo Pedri and Robert Lewandowski were added to the list of absences due to injury, along with Frenchman Osman Dembele.
The expected formation of Barcelona
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez is expected to enter Real Madrid with the following formation..
Marc Andre ter Stegen
Alejandro Balde - Ronald Araujo - Andreas Christensen - Jules Conde
Javi - Sergio Busquets - Frenkie de Jong
Ferran Torres - Ansu Fati - Rafinha
What is the record of Real Madrid and Barcelona's confrontations in the King's Cup?
Before the next two El Clasico confrontations, Real Madrid and Barcelona had faced each other in 35 previous matches in the King’s Cup of Spain, where the start was in the semi-finals of the 1915-1916 season, when the “Blaugrana” won the first leg with two goals to one, but the royal club responded with a wide return victory, with a score of 4- 1.
But that confrontation was repeated again, as the goal difference was not taken into account in that edition of the tournament, but the first replay confrontation ended in a 6-6 draw, so the match was repeated again and the club Real Madrid won 4-2.
As for the last confrontation, it came in the semi-finals of the King’s Cup of Spain for the 2018-19 season, when the first-leg match at the “Camp Nou” stadium ended in a 1-1 draw, before the “Blaugrana” achieved a return victory over “Santiago Bernabeu” by 3-0.
How many championships Real Madrid and Barcelona in the Cup of the King of Spain?
Barcelona is the team most crowned with the King's Cup title, after winning the title on 31 occasions out of 42 finals played by the Catalan team.
On the other hand, Real Madrid is in third place in terms of winning the King’s Cup, winning the title 19 times, but losing the final on 20 occasions.