Real Madrid went for a clean 2-0 victory over Osasuna on Wednesday night with the Ballon d’Or award winner-Ronaldo popping his name on the scoreboard at the 21st minute.
Angel Di Maria got his luck on the place with his goal coming after 11 minutes from the breakthen netted Real’s second of the night 11 minutes after the break and, despite Fabio Coentrao’s 85th-minute dismissal, Madrid swept away with a 4-0 aggregate triumph.
Two goals in the final 70th minute made Espanyol survive with a 4-3 victory over Alccoron.
The Segunda Division made a 1-0 lead from the first encounter and doubled that within four minutes.
Simao scored reducing the gap and a Sergio Garcia penalty had the home side level, but when Javito netted the ball and bringing back the heat over Alcorcon with 10 minutes to go, a major shock was on the fields.
But it was not for long as Victor Alvarez equaled things up in the 84th minute later Pizzi scored the goals saving his side.
Athletic Bilbao also made a 1-0 first-leg deficit as they beat Primera Division side Real Betis 2-1 on aggregate.
Mikel Rico scored a goal in each half to ensure their progression.
In the night’s other game, David Barral scored the only goal of the tie after 42 minutes as Levante beat Rayo Vallecano 1-0.