The Copa del Rey almost know one of the quarter-finalists. The Europa League and the European Super Cup holder, Atletico Madrid, is one step to the next stage of the competition after the 3-0 victory obtained in tour match against Getafe.
In this first round of the double with Getafe, Madrid side needed by Courtouis’s inspired intervention to headed ball sent by Abraham (min. 8). The Belgian keeper from Atletico was on post again, at the shot sent by Miguel Torres (min. 14). Without Falcao – rested for the Sunday’s derby on Nou Camp against Barcelona – the hosts opened the scoring from the penalty spot. Alexis foulted Diego Costa in the box and the Brazilian football player converted for 1-0 (min. 19). Costa passed near 2-0 few minutes later when he took on target Moya, after two successful dribbles (min. 26).
Simeone’s players continued the siege and Alexis has saved the team in minute 39. Getafe’s defense could not do anything, when in the second half Luis Filipe increased the difference after Arda Turan’s bar (min. 79). Three minutes before the end, Diego Costa has passed into his name the double, the assist coming from captain Gabi (min. 87).
Diego Simeone was pleased by the clear victory obtained against Getafe, after which his team took an important option for qualification to the next phase: “Again, it was shown that the most important thing is the team. That makes me happy for future. We have great respect for the Copa del Rey. “