Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/21/13
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Real Madrid's Angel di Maria was delighted with Sunday's night's 5-0 thrashing of Valencia, but insisted that does not mean their midweek Copa del Rey rematch is a foregone conclusion. Di Maria scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo also grabbed a brace as Real ran out easy winners at the Mestalla, with all five goals coming in the first half. The two teams meet again at the same venue on Wednesday night in the second leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final, with Real already holding a 2-0 advantage from the first leg. But Di Maria know Jose Mourinho's side can take nothing for granted. "The match on Wednesday is a different match and it will be difficult," he told the club's website. "It's a cup tie and they will set out to win from the start. Hopefully we can repeat what we did". Assistant coach Aitor Karanka echoed those sentiments, adding: "It will be a totally different match. There is the result of the previous match and the fans will be even more behind their team. "We have...
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