Real Madrid 5-0 Cornella (agg 9-1): James shines in Blancos Copa trouncing

The Colombia star scored two while Javier Hernandez, Isco and Jese Rodriguez were all on target in an easy win for the European champions


Real Madrid walked to the last-16 of the Copa del Rey with a 9-1 aggregate win over Cornella following their 5-0 trouncing of the Catalonian side in the second-leg at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.

The European champions headed into the clash with a 4-1 advantage following their victory in October and made easy work of the second game, going in 3-0 up at half time through a James Rodriguez double and an Isco goal.

Javier Hernandez added to that tally with a strike in the second half before Jese Rodriguez enjoyed a perfect return from injury, scoring shortly after coming off the bench in his first game since March.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men head into the last-16, where they will meet the winner of the tie between L’Hospitalet and Atletico Madrid.

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