Led by Luis Suarez, Barca punished Madrid after the break, the Uruguayan scoring either side of Raphael Varane's own goal to send Barca into a record sixth straight final courtesy of a 3-0 second-leg win. 'We're out of a competition where we've been kings for a very long time, ' he said.
The month of March has been one to forget for Real Madrid, after being eliminated in the Champions League, Copa del Rey and being virtually out of contention for the league title.
- Madrid have lost four successive games at the Bernabéu for just the third occasion in their history - also doing so in 1995 and 2004. By the 62nd minute, Real Madrid trailed by three goals, meaning (because of the away goals rule) they would have to score three to progress.
The defender was the punchline to many, many jokes on social media following his inexplicable decision to pick up a yellow card on goal during the Champions League last 16 first leg with Ajax.
Jose Mourinho is nearly certain to end up taking over at Real Madrid, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
"It is clear the season is over but we will continue working in the league because that's what we have to do and we have to be professional".
There has been widespread speculation of a possible departure for the 29-year-old forward but Barnett said that Bale has no intention of leaving the European champions.
Three games, three losses.
Truth be told, the club did realize that a rebuild was necessary after last season.
The Portuguese has been linked with a return to the club at the end of the season to replace Santiago Solari, who has struggled since taking over from Julen Lopetegui in October previous year.
'We beat the best club in the world.
"This will pass and what I see with Gareth is a player who is happy and who has not lost any of his hunger and desire for success". Unlike his predecessor, Solari has been given plenty of time to figure out solutions to Real Madrid's problems.
After the final whistle Madrid defender Dani Carvajal declared that Los Blancos season is over.