Copa del Rey: Asensio grabs the winner with late goal - FCNaija
Copa Del Rey By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 18/01/2018
Real Madrid defeated stubborn
Right-back Dani Carvajal went close with a driving volley across goal just before half-time but both teams continued to struggle in front of goal.Leganes nearly scored when Marcos Llorente headed onto his own cross bar from a free-kick, before striker Claudio Beauvue was denied thanks to a fabulous save from Francisco Casilla.Los Blancos looked to have run out of chances but Asensio scored with one minute remaining. Theo Hernandez charged down the left wing and crossed to the near post and Asensio was on hand to volley home past Nereo Champagne.Real Madrid were poor for large parts of the contest, but Asensio's dramatic impact may serve to ease the growing pressure on Zidane ahead of Wednesday's return leg at the Santiago Bernabeu.