Barcelona’s meeting with their guest Real Madrid in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals did not go unnoticed, so the scene of a quarrel between Vinicius Junior, the royal striker, and Gavi, the Barça midfielder, returned to the fore. .
In the 26th minute, Gavi powerfully interfered with Vinicius Jr. to knock him down, which angered the Brazilian striker into an altercation with the middle Spanish field before players from both teams broke up the clash.
After that, the most famous referee of the match, Juan Martinez Monoeira, received a yellow card in the person of Vinicius Jr. and Gavi.
📷 Vinicius and Gavi in El Clasico pic.twitter.com/8Ccu2DDxwD
— share (@1SMi_) April 5, 2023
Footage of the altercation was widely circulated on Twitter.
The two had previously quarreled in previous confrontations between Al Merengue and the Catalan team.
And that wasn’t the only scene in the match, as the cameras captured the altercation between Vinicius Jr. and Spanish star Ferran Torres. responded by saying, “Shut up, you’re very bad.”
The report stated that the Real Madrid players were trying to prevent their teammate from getting into a bigger altercation that would cost him at least a second yellow card, which would certainly prevent him from facing Osasuna in the Copa del Rey final on 6 May. . .
🤣 Vinicius the Younger scored Ferran lo Que todos sabemos:
“CALLATE QUE ERES MALÍSIMO”
VINICIUS MY PADRE pic.twitter.com/6T4f6a1lDN
— Real Madrid Unido™ (@RMadridUniido) April 5, 2023
Vinicius scored the first goal of the match at 45+1 minutes, clearing the way for his colleague Karim Benzema, who scored his first El Clasico hat-trick in the 50th, 58th and 80th minutes.
Real Madrid lost 1-0 to arch-rivals Barcelona in the first leg, but bounced back in the second leg, winning 0-4 to secure their place in the Copa final.
Barcelona are currently top of the La Liga standings with 71 points, 12 points ahead of Real Madrid who are in second place with 59 points.