Girona 1-3 Real Madrid (3-7 on aggregate): Karim Benzema adult to sixth in Real’s tip scorers

Benzema’s goals were his 208th and 209th for Real, holding him above Hugo Sanchez into sixth in Real’s all-time list

Karim Benzema scored twice to pierce adult to sixth in Real Madrid’s all-time tip goalscorers as his side kick Girona to strech a Copa del Rey semi-finals.

Real won a initial leg 4-2 and extended their lead in a 27th notation when Benzema twisted a round into a net.

Benzema scored his second of a compare only before half-time, distinguished low into a bottom dilemma when unmarked.

Pedro Porro pulled one behind for Girona, though Marcos Llorente combined a third idea for a visitors from 25 yards.

Wales brazen Gareth Bale came on as a surrogate and played a final 23 mins for Real.

It finished 3-1 in a second leg with Real, who final carried a prize in 2014, winning 7-3 on aggregate.

Benzema, 31, has played 446 games for Los Blancos given his £30m pierce from Lyon in Jul 2009 and has scored 209 times in total, comprising 136 La Liga goals, 47 in a Champions League, 20 in a Copa del Rey, 3 in a Club World Cup, dual in a Spanish Super Cup and one in a European Super Cup.

Real join holders Barcelona, Valencia and Real Betis in February’s two-legged semi-finals with a pull holding place on Friday.

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