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Atletico Madrid 0-1 Athletic Bilbao: Visitors end Atletico's unbeaten home run to take Copa del Rey advantage

Alejandro Berenguer celebrates penalty
Atletico had only failed to win two of their past 28 home games

Athletic Bilbao ended Atletico Madrid's 28-game unbeaten run at home to take a narrow lead into their Copa del Rey semi-final second leg.

The visitors clung on after Alejandro Berenguer's first-half penalty, given for Reinildo Mandava's wild lunge.

Atletico were awarded a stoppage-time spot-kick for a foul on Alvaro Morata but it was ruled out when the Spain striker was shown to be offside.

Morata also put a header wide with the final touch in a dramatic finale.

Athletic, who have not won the Copa del Rey since 1984, could have gone two up in the second half but Jan Oblak saved Unai Gomez's long-range shot and Asier Villalibre wastefully put the rebound into the side-netting.

Their defender Dani Vivian also had to clear off the line from Angel Correa to preserve the Basque club's slender advantage.

Atletico's unbeaten run at home stretched back more than a year to January 2023 - a 1-0 defeat by Barcelona in La Liga.

Real Sociedad drew 0-0 at Mallorca in the first semi-final on Tuesday.

The second legs will be played on 27 and 29 February.