Welcome to the Goal Tonight live blog for the Copa del Rey derby between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
The home team, Real Madrid, has made it to the quarter-finals after narrowly defeating Cacereno 1-0 on January 3rd and staging a comeback to defeat Villarreal 3-2 away last week. Real Madrid found themselves down 2-0 at halftime in the match against Villarreal, but they rallied in the second half with goals from Vinicius Junior, Eder Militao, and Dani Ceballos.
As for Atletico Madrid, they secured a 2-0 victory against Almazan before the World Cup break and defeated Arenteiro 3-1 on the road in December. They continued their winning streak by defeating Real Oviedo 2-0 earlier this month and Levante 2-0 last week, earning them a spot in the quarter-finals of the competition.