Gareth Bale faces a race against time ahead of Wednesday night's clash with Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu. The winger is currently down with a flu and may be a doubt to start for the Los Blancos
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Bale's wonder goal and Neymar's tragic miss in the Copa del Rey final can be traced directly to each team's style of play. Bale's confidence benefits from the tactics because they play to his skill sets. Neymar's form is a result of tiki-taka. Bobby Mohr explains how. @BobbyMohr5
If Real Madrid are going to win their first Copa del Rey since 2011, they're going to have to beat Barcelona without some of their key players. That list includes Cristiano Ronaldo, Real's leading scorer. However, Barcelona are by no means at their mental or physical best. The stakes are lofty; Bobby Mohr highlights the talking points. @BobbyMohr5
Just 180 minutes away from a trip to Lisbon, Europe's top four sides will be looking to their stars to help them through to the final. Here is a look at five players who could hold the key to their side's success.