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November 27, 2012 8:30 PM GMT
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid)
 
   
 
 

Player Ratings: Real Madrid 3-0 Alcoyano (agg 7-1)

Goal.com rates the players at the Santiago Bernabeu as Jose Mourinho's side secured their place in the next round of the Copa del Rey at the expense of Segunda B opponents

By Charlie Scott

  • Adàn
    85
    13
    3.00

    Adàn

    Dealt with David Torres' early shot comfortably, and had very little to do for the rest of the match as his team dominated.

  • Raphaël Varane
    102
    19
    3.00

    Raphaël Varane

    The French centre-back was rarely troubled during the course of the game, as los Blancos controlled possession. Put in some decent headed clearances in the second half as Alcoyano pumped the ball forward in search of an equaliser.

  • Ricardo Carvalho
    79
    28
    3.00

    Ricardo Carvalho

    Was kept busy in the first half by Alcoyano's bustling attackers, but enjoyed an easier second period as the away side tired, and his chief tormentor David Torres was substituted off.

  • Raúl Albiol
    73
    31

    Raúl Albiol

    Madrid's captain for the night was forced off with an ankle injury early on, in what was a rare start for the player this season.

  • Nacho Fernández
    102
    21
    3.00

    Nacho Fernández

    The young full-back barely put a foot wrong all game for the Liga champions, despite having to switch from left-back to right-back following Albiol's injury. An assured performance.

  • Mesut Özil
    128
    58
    3.00

    Mesut Özil

    The Germany international was fairly quiet for the home side. His most memorable contribution to the game was a petulant kick on Lara that resulted in a yellow card.

  • Luka Modric
    156
    40
    3.00

    Luka Modric

    Was superb in the first half, testing Murcia with a dipping volley from distance and providing some defence-splitting passes to Callejon and Morata, but then faded as the game wore on.

  • José Rodríguez
    120
    27
    3.50

    José Rodríguez

    The most impressive of the academy players tonight, the attacker linked well with Modric in midfield and was calm in possession throughout.

  • José Callejón
    116
    36
    3.50

    José Callejón

    Drifted in and out of the game in the first half, but left his mark on the match come the final whistle, scoring twice in the closing stages to add an undeserved gloss to the scoreline for Madrid.

  • Morata
    80
    38
    3.00

    Morata

    Poor in attack for Mourinho's side. Wasted some decent shooting opportunities either side of half-time and was unsurprisingly withdrawn following the break.

  • Denis Tcheryshev
    93
    33
    3.00

    Denis Tcheryshev

    The 22-year-old made history by becoming the first Russian to play for Real Madrid as he started tonight, and nearly scored on his debut as Murcia palmed his rising shot away in the 26th minute. Was replaced in the second half by Di Maria.

Substitutions

  • Fabio Coentrao
    91
    30
    3.50

    Fabio Coentrao

    Brought on to replace Albiol after eight minutes and put in a solid performance at the back for los Blancos. Sound defensively and offered an outlet pushing forward on the left-hand side.

  • Ángel Di María
    135
    38
    3.50

    Ángel Di María Top of the Match

    Immediately had an impact on the game after being introduced in the second half, scoring the game's opening goal with a curling finish before setting up Callejon's second to help it finish 3-0.

  • Karim Benzema
    146
    30
    3.50

    Karim Benzema

    The France international helped his side break the deadlock with a divine through ball to Di Maria to make it 1-0 in the 71st minute, and he nearly then got on the scoresheet himself with a rising effort just minute later. Effortlessly brilliant.

  • Adrián Murcia
    4
    9
    3.00

    Adrián Murcia

    Pulled off some fine saves in the opening half, first blocking Modric's dipping effort in the ninth minute and then keeping out smartly-struck efforts from Cheryshev and Callejon as the half wore on. Could do little about Di Maria's well-struck goal in the 71st minute, and was unfortunate to be beaten twice late on by Callejon.

  • Arkaitz
    3
    8
    2.50

    Arkaitz

    Committed a series of fouls on Madrid players as the home side dominated possession. Booked just seconds before half-time following a horrible challenge on Callejon inside the Madrid half. Improved in the second half.

  • Javi Selvas
    5
    9
    2.00

    Javi Selvas Flop of the Match

    Struggled against the pace and agility of Madrid's forwards and was on the receiving end of a yellow card in the first half, after catching Morata as he looked to drive towards the Alcoyano box. Shown his marching orders in the aftermath of Di Maria's goal as Alcoyano lost their composure late on.

  • Óscar López
    3
    9
    3.00

    Óscar López

    Cleared the danger well for his side with some firm headers on a number of occasions as Madrid failed to pose an aerial threat. His side's best defender.

  • Dani Fernández
    3
    9
    2.50

    Dani Fernández

    Forced off with a groin injury 10 minutes before the break after a quiet performance for the visitors.

  • Pereira
    4
    9
    3.00

    Pereira

    One of the stand-out performers for his side as they frustrated their illustrious opposition this evening. Dispossessed Callejon and Morata brilliantly in the second half as both were about to shoot at Murcia's goal.

  • Javi Lara
    4
    9
    3.00

    Javi Lara

    Alcoyano's goalscorer from the first leg of this tie was quiet this evening as Madrid dominated the midfield areas.

  • Devesa
    3
    9
    3.00

    Devesa

    Another player who stood out this evening against the Liga champions. He rarely gave the ball away from his position in midfield and put in some timely tackles. Unfortunate to be on the losing side.

  • David Torres
    3
    9
    2.50

    David Torres

    Looked to test Adan from distance in the first half but his shot was dealt with comfortably by Adan.

  • Omar
    7
    7
    3.00

    Omar

    Fashioned Alcoyano's best goalscoring chance of the game only for it to be wrongly stopped by the linesman. The attacker was clearly onside as he raced into the Madrid box in the second half but was flagged offside.

  • Kike Tortosa
    5
    7
    2.50

    Kike Tortosa

    Was full of running for the visitors but failed to test Adan during his hour on the pitch, and was replaced by Dios in the second half.

Substitutions

  • Julio de Dios
    5
    6
    2.50

    Julio de Dios

    Introduced in the second half but had no impact on the game as Alcoyano conceded and had Selvas sent off in quick succession.

  • Fran Piera
    4
    6
    2.50

    Fran Piera

    Provided a different kind of threat for the away side as he dribbled at the Madrid defence in the second half. Comfortable on the ball.

  • Edu Silva
    4
    8
    2.50

    Edu Silva

    Had little time to have an impact after being brought on late in the game after his team had gone behind.

Results
 
Player Ratings
Tournament
Position
Ranking
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Messi Messi
Striker
Barcelona
5 0
Cesc Fàbregas Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder
Barcelona
4 1
Ángel Di María Ángel Di María
Midfielder
Real Madrid
4 1
Raúl García Raúl García
Midfielder
Atl. Madrid
4 0
C. Ronaldo C. Ronaldo
Striker
Real Madrid
3 2