Rodrygo scores twice as Actual Madrid beat Osasuna to win first Copa del Rey since 2014
Rodrygo was the hero with each targets for Actual Madrid towards Osasuna on Saturday night time as Los Blancos received the Copa del Rey for the primary time since 2014.
The Brazilian ahead opened the scoring inside two minutes in Seville after wonderful work from Vinicius Junior, who reduce the ball again from the byline to present his compatriot an easy end.
Former Actual Madrid teen Lucas Torro equalised for Osasuna simply in need of the hour mark with a stunning strike from lengthy vary, however Rodrygo netted his second after 70 minutes to revive the lead for Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect from shut vary when he pounced on a Toni Kroos shot which had been deflected into his path.
It was Madrid’s first Copa del Rey since 2014, when Ancelotti was additionally in cost and Gareth Bale scored a memorable winner, and a twentieth for Los Blancos general.
For Ancelotti, it’s a tenth trophy for Madrid throughout his two spells and may very well be his final, together with his future past this summer season undecided.
Nevertheless, the Italian might nonetheless add one other Champions League trophy, with Madrid up towards Manchester Metropolis within the first leg of the groups’ semi-final on Tuesday night time.
For Osasuna, it was a second defeat in a Copa closing, after they misplaced 2-1 to Espanyol again in 2005.