Real Madrid defeated 2º Division B team Cornella 5 - 0 eliminating the later from the Kings Cup. No surprise, & the final aggregate score finished 9 - 1 to Real Madrid´s favour.
Real Madrid gave their "reserves" a run & some youngsters from the B team, the big names - Casillas, Ramos, Pepe, Kroos, Benzema, Ronaldo & Bale - were rested. Said this, it was a one way street with total Real Madrid domination. The only blemish for the home side was a 15th min penalty that Cornella missed.
The other news was the return of Real Madrid young star Jese Rodriguez after 8 months side-lined with a serious knee injury. The player came on & scored the 5th goal to an applauding crowd & team-mates.
Here are all the goals in the following order:
- James Rodriguez 16th min, 1 - 0
- Isco 32nd min, 2 - 0
- James Rodriguez 33rd min, 3 - 0
- Borja Lopez own goal 60th min, 4 - 0
- Jese 77th min , 5 - 0
Second Division B Club Alcoyano hosted Athletic Club Bilbao in their 1º st leg game. The home side nearly pulled off the surprise, but Bilbao managed the equalizer in the 90th min through Viguera. Earlier Alcoyano went ahead in the 31st min with a goal from Ferron. Final result a 1 - 1 draw.
The tie is still open with the 2º leg to be played.
Second Division Club Alaves hosted RCD Espanyol in their 1ºst leg tie & lost 0 - 2. The two goals for the Liga Club came through Stuani, first in the 37th min & second in the 93rd min. Espanyol has a handy advantage going into the 2º leg match.
Second Division Club Las Palmas defeated Celta de Vigo 2 - 1 but allowed the visitors off the hook when they allowed Celta to score a 82nd min penalty by Santi Mina, a valuable away goal. Earlier Las Palmas scored two goals; Hernan in the 22nd min & Marcelo Silva in the 78th min. Tie wide opeen with the 2ºleg tie still be played.
The other game between Valladolid - Elche ended in a 0 - 0 draw.
Tomorrow more Spanish Cup games scheduled.