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LaLigaUK was present at Old Trafford, as our Editor Paul Wilkes eventually found his seat amongst the waiting press pack.

Sir Alex Ferguson was "too angry to talk about the referee" according to his assistant manager Mike Phelan, who finally arrived after keeping the packed press conference waiting. He was so angry he didn't want his players talking in the mixed zone either, one who might have had plenty to say protested: "I can't," whilst a younger member of the squad admitted: "We have been told not to talk." The boss had...

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Editor Paul Wilkes looks at this second leg of the Copa del Rey, with Real Madrid leading 2-0. 

Pereira better suited to shackling Ronaldo

João Pereira loves to get forward, despite being caught out in one incident, he mainly kept Cristiano Ronaldo relatively quiet in comparison to last weekends match. In the first leg, the Portuguese international and Pablo Piatti were able to overload Marcelo with little protection from Ronaldo....

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Since becoming Real Madrid manager, José Mourinho has faced off against Barcelona a staggering ten times, with his only victory coming in extra time of the Copa del Rey final. The saga, has proved both entertaining and tiresome, familiarity has bred contempt. Each game the coach has learned more about the opposition, adapting finer details that have been successful whilst scrapping plans that have not. The more recent games...

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Pre-Match

Unai Emery - Valencia Manager

"We forget that today will be the fifth match against Madrid at the Mestalla since I've been here. We have won two and lost two.... Therefore, we know what it is to beat them."

"We must be prepared for any style of game. What I do say is that we want the ball, because it is in our personality."

Unai Emery made 3 changes to the side that beat Levante. Diego Alves replaced Guaita in-goal having played mainly in the Champions League. Miguel came in for Bruno at right-back, the biggest surprise...

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Pre-Match

Manuel Pellegrini - Málaga Manager

"With Real Madrid, I think we will have more space, the team has a clear idea of what we want and hopefully we can do everything right."

"I have absolutely nothing to prove, I have a conscience and coming to Málaga was one of the best decisions I have ever made in my life."

Pellegrini was full of surprises as he made 4 changes to last weekends side, Rubén got the nod in-goal with Willy...

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