Copa del Rey: Atletico Madrid 3-0 Lleida | Atletico Madrid wins 7-0 on aggregate
Atletico Madrid completed a 7-0 aggregate triumph over Lledia to reach the last eight of the Copa del Rey with a 3-0 victory at Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday (AEDT).
The LaLiga heavyweight had all but completed its task with a 4-0 win in the fist leg in Catalonia.
But it still named a strong side to face the third-tier outfit, which gave a decent account of itself against a team featuring Diego Costa and Fernando Torres.
It was Costa, sent off at the weekend for his over-exuberant celebration following his goal in the 2-0 defeat of Getafe, who set up the opening goal.
Lleida fell victim to a counter-attack and Costa laid on the assist for Yannick Carrasco to break the deadlock in the 57th minute.
Substitute Kevin Gameiro made it 2-0 with a simple finish 16 minutes from time and Vitolo rounded off an ultimately comfortable win with a well-taken near-post volley to open his account for the club.
Atletico's attention now turns back to league action and a trip to Eibar, with Diego Simeone's men facing the daunting task of trying to overturn a nine-point deficit to leader Barcelona.