Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Holders held to 1-1 draw in Copa del Rey semi-final first leg

Malcom scored

Malcom scored to ensure reigning Copa del Rey champions Barcelona earned a 1-1 draw against Real Madrid, in their semi-final first leg clash on Wednesday at the Nou Camp.

The visitors started well and broke the deadlock after just six minutes through Lucas Vazquez.

Real missed several chances to increase their lead, while Ivan Rakitic’s header came off the bar.

Barca however got a deserved equaliser in the 58th minute, when Suarez struck the post before Malcom curled in from a difficult angle.

The second leg will be played at the Santiago Bernabeu in three weeks.