Real Madrid and Barcelona were eliminated from the 2019/20 Copa Del Rey quarter final on the same day as rookie teams dominate the semi finals for the first time in while in Spanish football.
Real Madrid were the first to bow out of competition after an intense battle with Real Sociedad ended against the Los blancos who could not handle a wild Sociedad side.
Barcelona despite having their stars stars present just could not break Athletic Club Bilbao who quickly locked out Barcelona attackers from gaining entry into their defense area after scoring a late winner.
Barcelona are on a poor form all season long. Barcelona despite sacking Ernesto Valverde still haven’t been able to find the right rhythm.
Barcelona and Real Madrid bowing out of the Copa Del Rey means no team within the top five in Spain made it beyond the quarter final.
Sevilla, Valencia and Atletico Madrid were the first to eliminated from the competition by smaller oppositions.
The teams through to the semifinal include Granada, Real Sociedad, Miranda and Athletic Club Bilbao.