Online betting site Betfair are running their Cashback Extra promotion for Barcelona v Real Madrid betting in the final of the Copa del Rey. The two giants come together at the Mestalla in Valencia on Wednesday night for the honours and the game will be missing one of its biggest stars, Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Real Madrid star is out with his hamstring problem, and despite there not looking as if there is too much to split the two sides, will the advantage have been handed to Barcelona? The Catalans won both of the La Liga meetings this season, and both sides are still in the hunt for the league title, but both still playing catch up to Atletico Madrid there.
So this is a massive chance to put a piece of silverware in the cabinet, and Real Madrid won the last clash between them, when they last met in the final back in 2011 at the Mestalla. It was a goal by Cristiano Ronaldo in the 103rd minute, the game going to extra time, that settled the title 1-0 for Los Merengues.
Barcelona are the competition’s most successful side, having won it 26 times before in history, their last title coming in 2012. Real Madrid have totalled 18 Copa del Rey titles before, their last triumph coming in that 2011 final. So how much will Carlo Ancelotti’s men be missing Ronaldo on the night? It could force a lot of impetus on former Spurs man Gareth Bale.
Barcelona have a lot to prove after getting knocked out to the Champions League quarter finals by Atletico Madrid, and then losing ground in a 1-0 defeat at Grenada in the league on the weekend. So they need to bounce back big here and they are trading as 7/5 favourites with Betfair in the outright winner market. Real Madrid are at 15/8, with the draw at 90 minutes at 5/2.
At online betting site Betfair for your Barcelona v Real Madrid betting, you can pick your own cash-back refund trigger. If your selected trigger happens in the match, then you will get a full refund back on the First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer or Anytime Goalscorer markets, up to £25.
It’s your cash back and your choice, and here are the options (which need to be picked before kick-off):
Lionel Messi scores first in the match
Real Madrid lead 2-1 at Anytime in the game
Gareth Bale scores first in the match
Barcelona win and both teams score
Real Madrid win and both teams score
So select your own cash back trigger for your Copa del Rey 2014 betting and enjoy some fantastic coverage on Barcelona v Real Madrid betting with Betfair. New customers registering an account with Betfair can a risk free £50 bet as a welcome bonus when joining.