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What Real Madrid could take from El Clasico for Man Utd - originally posted on Soccerlens.comReal Madrid players, manager and support staff must be sporting an ear-to-ear grin after completing the demolition job of Barcelona in a comprehensive manner, that too, twice in successive weeks. Morata celebrates after providing an excellent assist for Benzema’s goal What Saturday’s game showed was even without their first choice players, Jose Mourinho’s outfit can tear apart any top European squad. That has been the entire purpose of Florentino Perez spending bucket loads of cash, to build a squad where the reserve bench can also operate at more or less similar levels as the first team. This victory, however, cannot paper over the cracks of Real’s performance in this season overall – for a team of such stars they were essentially fighting for two titles during the start of the season – the La Liga and the Champions League. For all practical purposes, the former is now beyond their reach, a...
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