Statistically the game both teams tend to be balanced. However, Real Madrid are better able to take advantage of opportunities to score a goal through the legs of Karim Benzema with a goal and assisted suicide Jose Guardado.
In the first round, which acts as a guest Valencia is better able to master the game in midfield. However, Madrid is the more dangerous in attack. This can be seen from the number of opportunities available through the home side a free kick Cristiano Ronaldo and the threat of Luka Modric.
However, Valencia was the one who actually has a chance of winning first, if only to get their claims approved referee penalty. Beginning with the attack on the left, Adil Rami success still hit the ball a chest / arm Raul Albiol. However, the referee does not judge the hand ball and still choose to continue the game.
The long-awaited goal Madrid finally comes on 37 minutes when Benzema successfully completed sodoran ball from Sami Khedira from Los Che left side of defense. Advantages of the capital club goal is to survive until halftime.
The second half kept the game interesting walk. Valancia clearly playing more determined to catch them. Roberto Soldado and Victor Ruiz continued to try to score a goal to ease their pace in the second leg later. However, their efforts are still yet to meet the target.
Valencia earned a ripe opportunity at minute 66. Soldado is still able to kick hard driven Iker Casillas, but unfortunately the ball rebounded Jonas did not lead to the goal that were as wide open.
Manit 73 disaster really happened to Valencia. Instead of getting a reply, the visitors actually made an own goal which certainly increase the benefits of Madrid.
Starting from the ball submissions Angel Di Maria, Fabio Coentrao on the left side that successfully sends the ball to Gonzalo Higuain mature inside the penalty box. Before he could be struck by the Madrid striker, Guardado intends to cut the ball that just makes breaking into his own net.
Los Merengues 2-0 up making more incentive to attack. But unfortunately two attempts Ronaldo still deviated from the goal guarded by Guaita.
Madrid two-goal advantage lasted until the long whistle sounded at once make their move into the semi-final is wide open. The reason, draw or lose by a single goal can already make Jose Mourinho breezed into the last four.
The composition of players of both teams:
Real Madrid: Casillas; Essien, Albiol (yellow 70 '), Carvalho, Marcelo (Coentrao 46'), Xabi Alonso (yellow 75 '), Khedira (yellow 90'), Modric (Di Maria 62 '), Ozil, Ronaldo; Benzema (Higuain 69 ').
Valencia: Guaita; Pereira, Rami, Ruiz (yellow 66 ') (R. Costa 75'), Guardado; Banega (H. Valdez 84 '), T. Costa (yellow 47 ') (Gago 79'); Piatti, Parejo, Jonas; Soldado (yellow 74 ').