Fernando Torres hits double as Atlético end Real’s Copa del Rey defence

• Round of 16, second leg: Real Madrid 2-2 Atlético Madrid (agg 2-4)
• Ramos 20, Ronaldo 54; Torres 2, 46
Read Gregg Bakowski’s minute-by-minute report

When Fernando Torres returned to Atlético Madrid, 45,000 fans turned up to welcome him home. Microphone in hand, he asked them what he had done to deserve such a reception. Three days later he defeated Real Madrid for the first time as an Atlético player; eight days after that he scored two to knock their great rivals out of the Copa del Rey. He had never scored at the Santiago Bernabéu before.

Real’s defeat on aggregate prompted an apology from Cristiano Ronaldo who at least managed to score the hosts’ second equaliser.

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