James Rodriguez scores twice as Real Madrid thrash UE Cornella

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James Rodriguez scored twice as Real Madrid completed victory over UE Cornella in the Copa del Rey fourth round in comprehensive fashion. Leading 4-1 from the first leg, Real won 5-0 at the Bernabeu and 9-1 on aggregate. Rodriguez scored twice in the first half, lashing in Isco's through-ball and firing home from outside the box having been teed up by Javier Hernandez, and in between times set up Isco for the second. A Borja Lopez own goal made it 4-0 on the night and Isco then set up substitute Jese to round off an emphatic victory. In first-leg action, Athletic Bilbao needed a stoppage-time goal from Borja Viguera to give them a 1-1 draw with Alcoyano after the third-tier side had led through Francis Ferron. The remaining three fixtures pitted Primera Division teams against those from the Segunda, with Las Palmas producing a surprise result by beating Celta Vigo 2-1. Hernan Trujillo gave the second-tier side a first-half lead and Marcelo Silva made it 2-0, though Santi Mina quickly pulled a goal back to leave the tie in the balance ahead of the second leg in a fortnight. Elche were held 0-0 by Real Valladolid but Espanyol had no such trouble against Deportivo Alaves, winning 2-0 with a goal in each half from Christian Stuani, the second in injury time.