Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid – Copa del Rey 2022/23: Team news, predicted line-ups & kick off time

Real Madrid are back in action on Thursday where they’ll be facing Atlético Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.

The last time Los Blancos one this trophy was in 2014 against Barcelona when Gareth Bale famously ran off the pitch and around Marc Bartra to score the winner.

As for Atlético, they last managed to lift the trophy the year before that, Diego Simeone’s side last won this trophy in 2013 against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Here’s everything you need to know about the clash.

Team news

Carlo Ancelotti will be without the services of Aurélien Tchouaméni, Eden Hazard, Dani Carvajal and Lucas Vazquez who are all injured. David Alaba is fit and available after recovering from injury.

As for Atlético, Jose Gimenez has been struggling with a muscle problem and is a doubt. Stefan Savic and Sergio Reguilon are both available after serving their suspensions.

Predicted line-ups

Real Madrid (4-3-3):


Nacho — Militao — Alaba — Mendy

Modric — Camavinga — Kroos

Valverde — Benzema — Vinicius

Atlético Madrid (4-4-2):


Molina — Savic — Hermoso — Reinildo

Llorente — De Paul — Koke — Kondogbia

Griezmann — Morata

Head-to-head results (Last Five Games)

Real Madrid: 3 Wins
Draws: 1
Atlético Madrid: 1 Win

Kick-off time

Real Madrid host their eternal rivals Atlético Madrid in the Copa del Rey on Thursday night (26 January) at 21:00 CET.

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