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Copa del Rey: Zinedine Zidane's son Enzo scores on debut for Real Madrid

With the tie over as a contest following Real`s 7-1 first leg win and El Clasico away to Barcelona to come on Saturday, Zidane made nine changes from the side that started the 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon last weekend.

Copa del Rey: Zinedine Zidane's son Enzo scores on debut for Real Madrid

Madrid: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane`s son, Enzo, scored on his senior debut as the European champions brushed aside third tier Cultural Leonesa 6-1 to progress into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey 13-2 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Enzo, the oldest of Zidane`s four sons, all of whom play at different levels in Real`s youth teams, was introduced by his father, a legendary former player for Real and France, at half-time.

The 21-year-old, who was previously coached by Zinedine at Real`s youth side Castilla before he took the top job at the Santiago Bernabeu in January, showed a glimpse of his father`s talent with a fine low finish from the edge of the area just after the hour mark.

With the tie over as a contest following Real`s 7-1 first leg win and El Clasico away to Barcelona to come on Saturday, Zidane made nine changes from the side that started the 2-1 win over Sporting Gijon last weekend.

Norwegian starlet Martin Odegaard, 17, was also handed his full debut, but it was Dominican international Mariano Diaz who got Real off to a flying start as he slotted home the first of his hat-trick after just 23 seconds.

James Rodriguez headed home the hosts` second before Mariano smashed in a third, but Leonesa did have a moment to savour when Yeray Gonzalez fired into the top corner from long range in first-half stoppage time.

Enzo was then handed his long-awaited bow by his father, but ensured there was to be no claims of nepotism when he finished off a flowing team move with a classy right-footed finish.

Mariano completed his hat-trick two minutes from time before a Cesar Morgado own goal rounded off the scoring.

Sevilla and Villarreal also took huge strides towards the last 16 with comprehensive first leg wins.

Joaquin Correa scored a hat-trick in Sevilla`s 5-1 win at Formentera, whilst Villarreal cruised to a 3-0 victory at Toledo.

Holders Barcelona begin their defence later on Wednesday at Hercules.

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