Gareth Bale made a welcome return from injury to spare Real Madrid embarrassment in their Copa del Rey clash with Segunda B leaders Fuenlabrada.
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Real Madrid defeated Segunda B side Fuenlabrada 2-0 in their Copa del Rey round-of-32 first-leg tie on Thursday.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has rested key players including Cristiano Ronaldo for Thursday evening's Copa del Rey game at Fuenlabrada.
Fuenlabrada play in one of Madrid's satellite towns in Spain's amateur third tier, so imagine the madness of hosting Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.