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Ronaldo the culprit as Real Madrid crash out of the Copa del Rey

Ronaldo the culprit as Real Madrid crash out of the Copa del Rey

Spanish giants Real Madrid have been sent out of the 2017 Copa del Rey championship following their 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo in their second leg tie on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Real Madrid needed an outright victory after losing 1-2 to their unheralded opponents at the Santiago in the first leg, but they failed to overturn the result to their favor crashing out on 4-3 aggregate scoreline.

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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo

World best player Cristiano Ronaldo was the major culprit for Los Blancos as he missed numerous chances which would have sent his side to the semi-final of the championship.

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The 31-year old Portuguese international hit the crossbar in the early minutes of the duel before diverting the rebound onto the post with the score at 0-0 in a poor display from the League leaders.

Real Madrid tried all they could towards the end of the encounter, but Celta Vigo's defense did not allow any gaffe as Lon Blancos failed to join their arch rivals Barcelona in the semi-final.

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