Martin Odegaard's Brilliance Knocks Real Madrid Out Of Copa Del Rey, Social Media Reacts

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Real Madrid loanee Martin Odegaard was on fire on Thursday as he helped Real Sociedad record a stunning Copa del Rey victory over his parent club.

Written By Sujay Chakraborty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Real Madrid loanee Martin Odegaard was on fire on Thursday as he helped Real Sociedad record a stunning Copa del Rey victory over parent club. Odegaard found the net in the 22nd minute of the game to register his first career goal at Santiago Bernabeu. Odegaard's opener helped Sociedad pull-off a shock 4-3 win at the Spanish capital. Swedish striker Alexander Isak netted twice while Mikel Merino added their fourth. 

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While Martin Odegaard decided not to celebrate his goal against Real, the 21-year-old's goal stunned Zinedine Zidane's side at their own turf. It eventually knocked them out of the Copa del Rey. The attacking midfielder, who played only once for Los Blancoshas completely reformed his game over this season. The 21-year-old has been one of the best players at Sociedad this season. He helped them grab the eighth spot in the LaLiga table.

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Martin Odegaard stats: One of the best in LaLiga?

InStat suggests that alongside Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez, Odegaard has been one of the most influential players in LaLiga this season. According to InStat, the Norwegian has been involved 24 goals, which is 65 per-cent of the goals scored by Real Sociedad. Statistically, the 21-year-old is the best attacking midfielder in the league this season. According to Opta, Odegaard is fourth in LaLiga in terms of successful dribbles. He has 2.6 dribbles per match at 60.5 per cent success rate. Martin Odegaard has scored six goals in 23 appearances this season. 

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Meanwhile, social media lauds Martin Odegaard after stunning display against Real Madrid

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