Aground the Espanyol, Bilbao Face Barca in final
Barcelona – Athletic Bilbao qualified for the final of the Copa del Rey after beating Espanyol 2-0 in the second leg semi-final. At the top of the party, Bilbao will face Barcelona.
At the inaugural meeting in San Mames, February 11 last, the two teams drew 1-1. At that time, Bilbao ahead through Aritz Aduriz scored in the 11th minute, before Victor Sanchez equalized in the 35th minute.
At Cornella-El Prat, Thursday (5/3) morning pm, Bilbao excel when the game runs 13 minutes. Aduriz back the miners goal.
These goals came from a cross from the right side. The ball failed disposed perfectly by Espanyol defense and even fell at the feet Aduriz. Through a right leg kick, Aduriz then breaking goal is escorted Pau Lopez.
Before the end of the first half, precisely at minute 42, Bilbao doubled the lead through a header following a corner kick Xabier Etxeita released by Andoni Iraola.
The players Epanyol was bowed. They have obstacles that are not easy to be passed by the two goals.
In the second half, Espanyol get a number of opportunities through Victor Sanchez and Felipe Caicedo. However, none of them created endless opportunities into goals.
Bilbao also qualify for the finals to face Barcelona on May 30, 2015.
Create Bilbao, this is their second final since 2012. The last time competing in the final of the Copa del Rey, which in the 2011/2012 season, Bilbao lost 0-3 to Barca.
Meanwhile, the last time they became champion was in 1984. At that time, Bilbao a 1-0 win over Barca.