Real Madrid lose first game in home in 11 months

Real Madrid lost the Copa del Rey semifinals first leg against Barcelona.

Real Madrid suffered a surprising defeat at home to Barcelona on Thursday in Copa del Rey Semifinals first leg marking their first loss in front of their home crowd in 11 months. The match, which was played at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, saw Barcelona claim a 1-0 victory over the defending La Liga champions.

Real Madrid had been undefeated at home since April 2022, a run that spanned 15 matches in all competitions. However, their impressive home record came to an end on Sunday as they were unable to break down a resolute Barcelona’s defence.


Despite having several chances throughout the match, Real Madrid were unable to find the back of the net. They were also hampered by the absence of several key players.

Real Madrid’s defeat comes at a crucial time in the first leg of the Copa del Rey. They will need to bounce back in the second leg they hope to win the title.

Overall, Real Madrid’s loss at home to Barcelona was a surprise result that highlights the unpredictable nature of football.