Real Madrid knocked out of Copa del Rey by Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad‘s Martin Odegaard scored against his parent club to help send Real Madrid out of the Copa del Rey in a thrilling quarter-final encounter played at Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday night.

The Norwegian midfielder, who is on a two-year loan, opened the scoring in the 22nd minute with a rebound shot.

Federico Valverde looks dejected after Sociedad's Alexander Isak scored his second and his team's third goal
Federico Valverde looks dejected after Sociedad’s Alexander Isak scored his second and his team’s third goal

Alexander Isak netted twice in two minutes, including a superb acrobatic effort, as Sociedad went 3-0 ahead.

Marcelo and Rodrygo scored for Madrid, in between Mikel Merino adding Sociedad’s fourth, with Nacho heading in late on.

The defender’s 93rd-minute goal set up a tense finish at the Bernabeu as the referee played eight additional minutes.

Although Sociedad’s Andoni Gorosabel was sent off for a second yellow card, Real Madrid were unable to find the equalizer.

Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior had a header ruled out by the video assistant referee for offside in the second half.

 

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