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The 2012 Copa del Rey Final was the 110th final since its establishment. The match was contested by Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona on 25 May 2012 at the Vicente Calderón in Madrid. This was the clubs' first meeting in the final since the 2009 final where Barcelona won the trophy with a 4–1 victory. The same teams, which are the two with the most cup wins in the history of the competition, also met in the Round of 16 of the 2010–11 edition, in which Barça prevailed on away goals after two draws. Barcelona lifted the trophy for the 26th time in their history.[2][3][4]

2012 Copa del Rey Final
Event2011–12 Copa del Rey
Date25 May 2012
VenueVicente Calderón, Madrid
RefereeDavid Fernández Borbalán
Attendance54,850
WeatherClear
27 °C (81 °F)[1]
2011
2013

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Road to the finalEdit

Athletic Bilbao Round Barcelona
Opponent Result Legs Opponent Result Legs
Real Oviedo 2–0 0–1 away; 1–0 home Round of 32 L'Hospitalet 10–0 0–1 away; 9–0 home
Albacete 4–0 0–0 away; 4–0 home Round of 16 Osasuna 6–1 4–0 home; 1–2 away
Mallorca 3–0 2–0 home; 0–1 away Quarter-finals Real Madrid 4–3 1–2 away; 2–2 home
Mirandés 8–3 1–2 away; 6–2 home Semi-finals Valencia 3–1 1–1 away; 2–0 home

MatchEdit

Athletic Bilbao0–3Barcelona
Report Pedro   3'25'
Messi   20'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Athletic Bilbao
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barcelona
GK 1   Gorka Iraizoz
RB 15   Andoni Iraola (c)   43'
CB 23   Borja Ekiza
CB 5   Fernando Amorebieta
LB 3   Jon Aurtenetxe
CM 24   Javi Martínez
CM 10   Óscar de Marcos   47'
RW 28   Ibai Gómez
AM 19   Iker Muniain
LW 14   Markel Susaeta   40'   46'
CF 9   Fernando Llorente   73'
Substitutes:
GK 13   Raúl Fernández
DF 6   Mikel San José
MF 11   Igor Gabilondo
MF 17   Iñigo Pérez   47'
MF 18   Carlos Gurpegui
MF 21   Ander Herrera   46'
FW 2   Gaizka Toquero   73'
Manager:
  Marcelo Bielsa
 
GK 13   José Manuel Pinto
RB 35   Martín Montoya
CB 3   Gerard Piqué
CB 14   Javier Mascherano
LB 21   Adriano
DM 16   Sergio Busquets
CM 6   Xavi (c)   66'   81'
CM 8   Andrés Iniesta   71'
RF 17   Pedro   87'
CF 10   Lionel Messi
LF 9   Alexis Sánchez   72'
Substitutes:
GK 1   Víctor Valdés
DF 32   Marc Bartra
MF 4   Cesc Fàbregas   81'
MF 11   Thiago   87'
MF 15   Seydou Keita   72'
MF 20   Ibrahim Afellay
FW 37   Cristian Tello
Manager:
  Pep Guardiola

Assistant referees:
Raúl Cabañero Martinez (Murcia)
Jesús Calvo Guadamuro (Andalusia)
Fourth official:
Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz (Valencian Community)
Fifth official:
Roberto Alonso Fernández (Community of Madrid)

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