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Barcelona beats Atletico 3-2 to reach Copa del Rey semis; Spurs advance to League Cup final

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Neymar scored twice, and Barcelona won 3-2 at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night to reach the Copa del Rey semifinals on 4-2 aggregate.

PHOTO: Tottenham's Christian Eriksen celebrates with teammates after his team's English League Cup Semi-Final victory over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield, England, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Tottenham's Christian Eriksen celebrates with teammates after his team's English League Cup Semi-Final victory over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane Stadium, Sheffield, England, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Barcelona will play Villarreal or Getafe, who play Thursday following the Yellow Submarine's 1-0 win in the first leg. Espanyol goes to Sevilla ahead 3-1, and Athletic Bilbao hosts Malaga after a scoreless opening leg in the home-and-home, total-goals series

Atletico finished two men short after Gabi Fernandez (end of first half) and Mario Suarez (84th minute) received their second yellow cards.

Fernando Torres put Atletico ahead 39 seconds in, but Lionel Messi started a counterattack that

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