Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid - Statistical Preview
Barcelona arrive in the quarter finals after a very comfortable aggregate win over Elche in the previous round, with a 4-0 rout away from home capping an easy two legs for Enrique's men. Atletico, meanwhile, knocked out reputable city rivals Real Madrid and will look for revenge against Barcelona after their 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Catalans in the league.
Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarterfinals at the Camp Nou. The Catalans have been playing quite well in the last few matches and were 9-0 winners on aggregate in the previous round of the Cup. Atletico defeated city rival Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate in what was a very well-fought encounter, and will be looking to continue their Cup run.
Both these teams also recently met in the La Liga, when Barcelona overpowered the visitors 3-1, in what was probably their most complete performance of the season.