The TV program for this Thursday, March 2, 2023 is mainly marked by the second semi-final return of the King’s Cup between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
The program of the day’s matches (March 2)
In addition to the semi-final return of the Belgian Cup which will pit Antwerp against Union Saint-Gilloise, qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League, it will above all be necessary to follow the poster between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. in Santiago-Bernabeu in the first leg of the Copa del Rey, from 9 p.m. on the channel The Teamthe day after the first semi-final first leg won by Osasuna at the expense of Athletic Bilbao (1-0).
Carlo Ancelotti’s Merengue will want to take their revenge on Xavi’s men. In the last game between the two teams, in the Spanish Super Cup final played on January 15, the Blaugrana won 3-1 with goals from Gavi, Robert Lewandowski and Pedri , while the White House saved its honor thanks to an achievement by Karim Benzema.
Brand absences at Barça
Leader of La Liga with a margin of seven units over the people of Madrid, Barça remains on a surprise defeat on the lawn of Almeria (0-1). For its part, Real was content to share the points with Atletico Madrid (1-1). Back to the wall after the goal of José Maria Gimenez and yet in numerical superiority after the expulsion of Angel Correa, the Spanish champion 2022 will have avoided defeat thanks to his young Uruguayan striker Alvaro Rodriguez, who came to deceive the goalkeeper with his head Colchoneros on a corner from Luka Modric.
For this game, Real Madrid will be without the services of Ferland Mendy and David Alaba. On the other hand, Rodrygo Goes signs his return after his absence against Atletico Madrid. On the FC Barcelona side, if Ansu Fati returns after a knee injury, Pedri, Ousmane Dembélé and Robert Lewandowski are missing.
Antwerp – Union Saint-Gilloise
Real Madrid – FC Barcelona