Read a preview and watch a live stream of Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona in the Copa del Rey Final El Clasico as Gareth Bale takes the stage in Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence.
Where: Mestalla, Valencia
When: 20:30 BST
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The 2014 Copa del Rey final features two teams considered arguably the greatest in the world at present – FC Barcelona take on Real Madrid in El Clasico.
The two teams have met twice already this season, with Barca emerging victorious by a single goal on each occasion, but with silverware on the table, Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti will be desperate to reverse that trend.
He may have to do so without his star player. Los Meringues talisman Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to miss the match with a hamstring injury, meaning that additional pressure will be on record signing Gareth Bale to perform.
Despite a hugely creditable debut season in La Liga, with 19 goals and 17 assists in his 38 appearances for Real Madrid, the Welshman has yet to perform to the best of his ability in El Clasico.
In Ronaldo’s absence, Bale will likely be joined by Angel Di Maria and Karim Benzema in the attacking three, with Xabi Alonso, Luka Modric and Isco expected to be named in midfield.
FC Barcelona manager Tata Martino is expected to include Neymar and Pedro Rodriguez either side of Lionel Messi, with Cesc Fabregas dropping to the bench.
In midfield, Spanish superstars Sergio Busquets, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta should play their usual tiki-taka game.