NEWS STORY. 27/05/2023. Mireia Jiménez
Real Madrid are gearing up for a historic clash this evening as could get their hands on the Copa de la Reina. A win would see them clinch a first trophy since the creation of the women's team back in 2020. The madridistas face off with Atlético de Madrid in the showpiece event at the Municipal Butarque in Leganés (10:00pm CEST).
Alberto Toril's team come into the game after thrashing Athletic Club in the semi-final (0-4). An impressive performance by the madridistas including a brace for Weir, the squad's top scorer, and goals for Toletti and Athenea, booked them a place in their first ever Copa final. On the way to the final, our team have also seen off Villarreal (1-2) and Albacete (0-6).
Video.Real Madrid-Atlético de Madrid: the Copa de la Reina in our sights
Atlético de Madrid
Tonight's opposition clinched their place in the grand finale by beating Alhama in the Final Four (0-4). The rojiblancas, Copa champions in 2016, had previously come past Granada and Real Sociedad. This will be the third meeting between the two sides this season. In the first, Real Madrid won 1-0, while the second ended in a 0-0 draw.