Real Madrid reign supreme once again in Mestalla, their 19th Copa del Rey title
Di María’s goal as well as a cracking finish by Bale, after a wonderful bit of play, were enough to defeat Barcelona and earn Real Madrid their 19th Copa del Rey title.
The will and desire to delight the fans outweighed the fact that a number of important players were missing. That is what Real Madrid displayed in Mestalla, as the team was once again victorious, picking up the 19th Copa del Rey title in the club’s history at the end of what will go down as a legendary encounter. The team from the Spanish capital got off to a flying start.
Within 10 minutes they had taken the lead and had also created another two clear goal-scoring opportunities, the only real chances in the game up until that point. Read the full coverage here