Real Zaragoza vs Real Madrid: Benzema scores as Los Blancos win 4-0

Real Zaragoza vs Real Madrid: Benzema scores as Los Blancos win 4-0

- Real Zaragoza vs Real Madrid ended in a 4-0 victory for Zinedine Zidane's side in the Copa del Rey last 16

- Los Blancos had different scorers in the match including Raphael Varane, Lucas Vasquez, Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema

- Benzema ended his six-game goal-drought as he scored the final goal that sealed victory for his side

- Zidane's men have a date with Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in a crunch La Liga fixture

Real Madrid have qualified for the Copa del Rey quarter final following their 4-0 victory over Real Zaragoza.

Raphael Varane, Lucas Vasquez, Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema were all on target for Los Blancos on the night.

It took just six minute for Zinedine Zidane's side took go into the lead as Toni Kroos' cross eluded everyone in the box and was met by Varane for an easy finish.

Former Man United Shinji Kagawa had his effort tipped over by Alphonse Areola as the home team were in search for an equalizer.

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Real took advantage of a defensive blunder as Kroos put Vasquez through for the Spaniard to double the advantage for his side two minutes after the half hour mark.

Kagawa again wasted another scoring opportunity as he blazed a cut-back from his teammate over the bar.

Then in the 72nd minute, Vinicus played a smart one-two with James Rodriguez and the Brazilian chipped the ball over the goalkeeper to make it 3-0.

The onslaught was complete in the 80th minute as Dani Carvajal squares a a through ball to Benzema who finished into an empty net.

Zidane's side were comfortable winners on the night and have booked their place into the last eight of the competition.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jesse Lingard was scolded by Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during their Carabao Cup loss to Man City.

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The England attacker lost possession in the second half which got the Norwegian manager angry and got him animated on the touchline.

Legit.ng also reported that Steven Bergwijn has completed a January move to Tottenham for a fee of £25million from PSV with the winger putting pen to paper on a deal until 2025.

The Premier League club have announced the move as the Netherlands international is set to work under Jose Mourinho.

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