Jan 23, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Vicente Calderon Stadium
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
1-0
Athletic Bilbao
Godin (41')
Costa (43'), Rodriguez (60'), Turan (77'), Gabi (90'), Godin (90')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Aduriz (74'), Balenziaga (80'), Gurpegi (90')

Result: Diego Godin header wins it for Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid squeeze past Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey thanks to a header from Diego Godin.

Atletico Madrid have edged out Athletic Bilbao 1-0 at Vicente Calderon in their Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg this evening.

Los Rojiblancos took the lead shortly before half time when Koke swung in a cross for Diego Godin to attack, and the Uruguayan defender steered the header home from around 10 yards out.

Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Diego Godin scores during the Spanish league football match Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on January 23, 2014© Getty Images

Earlier in the game, Ander Herrera missed a chance for the visitors when he fired over the bar on his weaker left foot after working his way inside the penalty area.

Oscar de Marcos had a chance for Athletic just before the hour mark, but his long-range effort was just wide of the post with Thibaut Courtois at full stretch.

Godin nearly added a second in similar circumstances when he narrowly missed Raul Garcia's cross towards the end of the game.

Atletico Madrid's forward David Villa celebrates with Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Diego Godin after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Sevilla FC at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on January 19, 20
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