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Real Madrid lost to Tottenham 3-1 at the Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night in the Champions League, and their star forward Cristiano Ronaldo has lamented the exit of some key players in the Madrid team including Alvaro Morata who was signed by the Blues during the summer.

“The players who have come in have great potential,” the Portuguese superstar told reporters after scoring Real Madrid’s only goal at Wembley on Wednesday night.

“But Pepe, Morata and James Rodriguez made us stronger – now the team is younger.

“We are also without [Dani] Carvajal and [Gareth] Bale.

“It’s not a worse squad, but it has less experience and that is very important – though it is not an excuse. I’m happy and don’t want to set off alarms.”

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