Benzema on double as Real Madrid cruise into Copa del Rey semi-finals

Girona 1-3 Real Madrid (Agg. 3-7)

Real Madrid had a comfortable 3-1 victory at Girona to reach the Copa del Rey semi-finals and Karim Benzema move up to sixth in Real Madrid’s all-time top goalscorers after scoring twice in the match.

Madrid won their first leg 4-2 and extended their lead after 27 minutes after Karim Benzema scored.

Benzema doubled their lead just before half-time, striking low into the bottom corner when unmarked.

Pedro Porro got one back for Girona 71st minute, but Marcos Llorente added a third goal 5 minutes later for the visitors from 25 yards.

The match finished 3-1 in the second leg of the quarter-final, and winning 7-3 on aggregate.

Real join holders Barcelona, Valencia and Real Betis in February’s two-legged semi-finals.



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