Real Madrid vs Melilla: What Scolari said after Copa del Rey match


Real Madrid's newly-appointed manager Santiago Solari has made the decision to relegate Isco to a secondary role at Real Madrid, and this could only mean one thing: the reigning champions of Europe look set to part ways with the talented playmaker as soon as the chance arises.

Midfielder Isco then extended the advantage three minutes into the second half, netting his first since September previous year, while Vinicius Jr. scored his maiden goal for the Spanish giants as Madrid strolled into the next round easily.

He returned to the first XI for the formality of Thursday's second-leg tie against third-tier opponents, with Madrid already holding a 4-0 first-leg advantage.

Marco Asensio, who has struggled for form this season, scored twice, and Isco, who was making his first start since Solari replaced Julen Lopetegui, also scored two excellent goals, while Vinicius Jr and Javi Sanchez also got their names on the scoresheet.

"There's no time to think about it". We train hard so that everyone is at their best and focused. Melilla are very good, the leader of Segunda B.

The home team started as they meant to go, pressing Melilla, who looked exhausted from the first minute, lacking the energy to keep up with Madrid's frantic attacking, and Marco Asensio rediscovered his golden touch against the minnows, scoring twice and laying on a handsome assist for Javi Sanchez, who took his attempt like the very best of #9's around.

Santiago Solari's team will enter the match off the back of a 2-0 win over Valencia in La Liga on Saturday night.