Angel Correa scored leisurely on as Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona 3-2 in an incident-packed game to reach the Spanish Gargantuan Cup final.
Koke’s scientific strike effect Atletico ahead early within the second half.
Lionel Messi equalised and then Antoine Griezmann headed Barcelona into the lead in Saudi Arabia.
Alvaro Morata converted a penalty to mark it 2-2 ahead of Correra ran by and grabbed the winner with a resounding strike that modified into too solid for Neto.
Within the second half, Messi had a goal ruled out by the video assistant referee for handball whereas Gerard Pique could presumably per chance mute like taken the game to extra time however despatched his header over the bar.
Atletico’s 20-year-stale Portuguese ahead Joao Felix, who joined the membership for £113m within the summer season, modified into alive to on an altercation with Messi within the important half, with the pair going head-to-head.
It modified into sparked by Barca beefy-attend Jordi Alba displaying to creep his finger in Felix’s face.
A resolution of avid gamers from every aspect bought enthusiastic to separate Messi and Felix, with Luis Suarez having to be pulled faraway from Stefan Savic.
Victory methodology Atletico Madrid will face metropolis opponents Real, who beat Valencia 3-1 on Wednesday, within the final on Sunday (18:00 GMT).
The tournament has a current structure this season, with the tip two from La Liga and the Copa del Rey finalists playing in a four-group competition as an replacement of the two winners playing one some other.
Real, despite finishing third in La Liga, certified because Barcelona gained the league and carried out runner-u.s.a.within the cup.