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Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will square off in the Final of the 2021 Copa Del Rey on Sunday.

Real came back from an 18-point deficit in the first half and edged Tenerife (85-79) to qualify for its eighth straight Final.

Even though Tenerife were in front by 18 early in the game (22-40), Real outscored their opponents 63-39 to seal the deal.

At the same time, FC Barcelona rallied past Baskonia (77-68) and will now return to the Final after an one-year absence.

The Catalans led by 16 late in the game (69-53) and endured the comeback of the Basques (69-65) to claim the win.

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Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.


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