Barcelona to meet Atletico Madrid in Copa del Rey semi

  • Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 6-2 on aggregate to reach Copa del Rey last four
  • They face Atletico Madrid as both sides chase trophies on three fronts 
  • Celta Vigo and Alaves have rare chance of making cup final from the other semi 

Matthew Smith For Mailonline

It will be Lionel Messi versus Antoine Griezmann as holders Barcelona have been drawn with 10-times winners Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey semi-finals while Celta Vigo will play Alaves in the other tie.

Atletico are to host Barca in the first leg on February 1, with the second leg at the Nou Camp a week later.

Barcelona have won the cup a record 28 times including in the last two seasons under coach Luis Enrique, who said this week his ideal final would be against his former club Celta Vigo.

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