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Spain: Real Madrid talk up their success after UEFA victory01:49

Spain: Real Madrid talk up their success after UEFA victory

Spain, Madrid
September 20, 2018 at 02:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Real Madrid's victory at the UEFA Champions League match against Roma on Wednesday was because the team "trained like animals," according to Julen Lopetegui, head coach for Real Madrid, who was speaking at press conference following the match in the Spanish capital.

Despite star player Cristiano Ronaldo being sent off with a red card after only less than half an hour, Real Madrid won the match 3-0.

Julen Lopetegui said the team's hard work and dedication to training paid off is to thank for their victory.

"We have played a Champions League match against a very competitive team that last year defeated Atletico de Madrid in the group stage and FC Barcelona in quarterfinals, and this year has improved the squad. So a very difficult match that I think we have carried out very well,” he said.

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Real Madrid's victory at the UEFA Champions League match against Roma on Wednesday was because the team "trained like animals," according to Julen Lopetegui, head coach for Real Madrid, who was speaking at press conference following the match in the Spanish capital.

Despite star player Cristiano Ronaldo being sent off with a red card after only less than half an hour, Real Madrid won the match 3-0.

Julen Lopetegui said the team's hard work and dedication to training paid off is to thank for their victory.

"We have played a Champions League match against a very competitive team that last year defeated Atletico de Madrid in the group stage and FC Barcelona in quarterfinals, and this year has improved the squad. So a very difficult match that I think we have carried out very well,” he said.

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