Alcoyano classification is complicated by falling 1-4 against Real Madrid
Real Madrid did not give rise to surprise and won Alcoyano (1-4) in the first leg of the Copa del Rey round of 32 thanks to Benzema's goals (2), Kaká and the youth squad José Rodríguez, that allowed to leave with the smile of the Collao to the ‘face B’ of the white set.
Without Cristiano, Xabi, Casillas and Sergio Ramos, among others, José Mourinho's team did not want to be Goliath in the hands of David. The meringues, accustomed to snubby snubs of times not so past, they knew how to interpret the duel well so as not to depend on the Bernabéu.
The beginning of the Alicante team was very good, with Ferrán Tacón extraordinary on the left wing and Javi Lara distributing game, However, Real Madrid opened the account with its first approach to Unai Alba's goal..
Benzema put his head in to take advantage of a rejection of the blue and white defense. The first shot and the first goal that –Nevertheless– did not kill the Garitano team who continued to seek the tie insistently trying to harm the improvised defense of Madrid with Carvalho, Albiol, Varane and Nacho, who played left back.
But Kaka, ten after break, He knocked down Alcoyano with a cross shot to the long stick (0-2). Brazil, very comfortable throughout the game, established the second after a good collective move with the presence of homegrown players Álex Fernández and Morata, with great quality.
In the second half, Real Madrid achieved the third (0-3, min.67) thanks to a superb launch by José Rodríguez, the youth that Mourinho highlighted in the press conference last Tuesday. The kid did not miss the opportunity and claimed the ‘factory’ meringue to their 17 years.
In the final stretch, Javi Lara scored a free-kick for Alcoyano and spurred his team, who went crazy looking for the attack. It was then that Real Madrid killed the stake and the tie with the fourth goal, the second of Benzema, that he did not forgive in the hand to hand despite the fact that the scoreboard for the Alcoyanos was very bulky.