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SPANISH COPA DEL REY

2018/2019 Season

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Real Madrid's Vinicius Jr. scores first senior goal in Copa thrashing of Melilla

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Real Madrid trounced third division side Melilla 6-1 in a Copa del Rey round of 32 second leg on Thursday, completing a 10-1 aggregate victory, to ease into the round of 16 of the competition.

Madrid went into half-time with a three-goal lead after Marco Asensio scored twice in three minutes and debutant Javi Sanchez also got on the scoresheet late in the half.

Spain midfielder Isco extended the advantage three minutes into the second half, scoring for the first time since September in his first...

Real Madrid opponents Melilla face epic 11-hour overnight trip by sea, land and air

Melilla's 11-hour overnight trip to Madrid takes in journies by sea, land and air
Melilla have to use three different modes of transport just to complete a cup tie they are already losing 4-0.

"A super extraordinary thing" is was how UD Melilla president Juan Jose Imbroda described the chance to play Real Madrid when the teams were drawn to face each other in the Copa del Rey round of 32.

The opportunity to face the European champions in Madrid does come at a cost, however, for the Spanish third division team.

After losing the first leg 4-0 at home, Melilla must now embark on an 11-hour journey on Tuesday night ahead of Thursday's return leg at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The team from...

Vinicius Jr. stars for Real Madrid as Santiago Solari wins first match in charge

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Santiago Solari got off to the perfect start as Real Madrid's interim coach when his side thrashed Melilla 4-0 in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

In their first match since Julen Lopetegui was sacked after a dire run capped by a 5-1 loss to Barcelona on Sunday which left the European champions ninth in La Liga, Solari's side dominated their fourth-tier opponents.

Solari saved the likes of Gareth Bale, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos the trip to the north coast of Africa and the Spanish enclave of Melilla,...