Real Madrid and Barcelona eliminated in Copa del Rey

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid and Barcelona were both eliminated in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals on Thursday.

Madrid lost 4-3 to Real Sociedad at home before Barcelona conceded a late goal to lose 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao.

It’s the first time in a decade that neither Madrid nor Barcelona made it to the last four in the Copa. At least one of the Spanish powerhouses had reached the final every year since the 2009-10 season, when Sevilla won the title. Barcelona made the final the last six years in a row.

Real Sociedad ended Madrid’s 21-game unbeaten run with its win at the Santiago Bernabéu to reach the semifinals for the first time
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