Enzo Zidane scores on Real Madrid debut

Real Madrid eased into the next round of the Copa del Rey with a 6-1 win (13-2 on aggregate) win over Cultural Leonesa as Enzo Zidane scored on his debut for the club.

The 21-year-old was introduced in the second half and took just a matter of minutes to find the net with his father and club manager Zinedine Zidane watching from the touchline. There was also a first senior start for Martin Odegaard, with Mariano Diaz bagging a hat-trick on a rare start.

James Rodriguez and Isco started, with Casemiro also playing the full 90 minutes as Zidane tested his fitness ahead of the weekend’s crunch Clasico clash against Barcelona. The Brazilian lasted and will stand a chance of making the game.

This was a straightforward test for Real Madrid on the whole, but nonetheless their young players demonstrated that they can handle the pressure of competitive action. This surely won’t be the last we see of both Enzo Zidane and Odegaard.

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