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Real Madrid to face Leganes in Copa del Rey Quarterfinals

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2016-17 La Liga - Deportivo Leganes vs Real Madrid Photo by Power Sport Images/Getty Images

Real Madrid drew Leganes in the Copa del Rey Quarterfinals, which will begin next week.

Los Blancos took care of Fuenlabrada and Numancia on their road to this round and it’s clear that Leganes will be a tougher team to beat than those two.

The schedule has got much busier for Madrid and also tougher. Los Blancos face Villarreal this weekend facing a lot of pressure. The home fans at the Bernabeu will not accept a draw and will ask for changes if the team can’t get the job done one more time in La Liga.

It’s not clear whether Zidane will keep rotating his squad in the Copa del Rey because the starters need to gain confidence and momentum if they want to stand a chance against PSG in the Champions League Round of 16. Furthermore, the youngsters aren’t offering anything special, so the French coach could very well decide to trust his starters from now on.