COPA DEL REY EL-CLASICO: Barca star satisfied with the draw

Copa Del Rey By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 07/02/2019

Barcelona star Sergio Busquet is satisfied with a 1-1 draw against Real Madrid in the first leg of the semifinal Copa del Rey on Wednesday at the Camp Nou.

The defensive midfielder feels that a draw was a good result, he believed that the Catalan team did not do enough to win the 13 times European Champions.

"Both teams had chances," Busquets said afterwards.

"But I don't think either team deserved to win more than the other.

"I think it was an even match and in the first half, they played more on the counter-attack.

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"The draw is the fairest thing."

Malcom was integral for the Catalans, getting on the scoresheet with the equaliser.

"Surely his confidence is good," he added.

"The goal will give him a lot.

"What we hope is that everyone will help out."

Barcelona will take a trip to San Mames to play Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in the La Liga while Real Madrid will take a trip to Wanda Metropolitano to play Atletico Madrid.

The second leg of the Copa del Rey is scheduled for the upper week.