Diego Simeone praised his players' professional attitude after Wednesday evening's commanding 6-0 Copa del Rey last 32 first leg win.
Barcelona laboured to a 1-1 draw at Segunda Division B side Hercules in the first leg of their Copa del Rey fourth-round tie.
Yannick Carrasco scored two more goals as Atletico Madrid rolled to a 6-0 win over Segunda B's Guijuelo in the first leg of their Copa del Rey tie.
Cultural Leonesa are weak opponents but Zinedine Zidane used the game to get his fit-again stars some valuable playing time in an easy win.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said it was "special" for his son Enzo to score a debut goal in Wednesday's Copa del Rey last 32 second leg 6-1 win.
Mariano notched a hat trick and Enzo Zidane scored on his senior debut as Real Madrid swept aside Cultural Leonesa to reach the Copa del Rey last 16.