Fernanado Torres scored two crucial goals, as the defending La Liga champions knocked Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey title race.
Torres struck inside the first minute of play, shocking Real Madrid home fans at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium before adding up another in the first minute of the second half.
Torres took in a fine pass from Antoine Griezmann before turning it into the net, giving Atletico Madrid a vital away goal, inside a minute of play.
Atletico, playing the second leg with a 2 goal lead after they beat Real Madrid 2-0 in the first leg, were at ease and the first minute goal calmed the nerves further for the Diego Simeone coached side.
Sergio Ramos pulled one back for Real in the first half before Torres restored the lead again for Atletico as he cut inside Pepe to slot home his second goal, early in the second half.
I am very happy. It was a game in which we had to feel comfortable due to the result in the first-leg and the early goal allowed us to play the game we wanted
Ballon d’Or winner, Crisitiano Ronaldo restored some pride for the La Liga giants as he headed home a pass from Gareth Bale with 55 minutes of play remaining. However, Real Madrid could not find another 3 goals which they needed to get past Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid advanced with a 4-2 win over Real Madrid on aggregate.
Atletico Madrid now meets Barcelona in the next Copa del Rey encounter which is sure to make sparks fly.