Madrid sports newspapers put their focus today on Real Madrid’s 0-2 victory over Osasuna, in the second leg of the Copa del Rey last-16 round.
“Cristiano and Jese, enough to qualify for the quarter-finals,” As titles. “Lucky goal for the Ballon d’Or winner and a brilliant play from Jese,” they point out.
“Real finished the game with only nine men on the field, due to Fabio Coentrao’s red card and Alvaro Morata’s injury,” As reports.
Marca’s main headline is “CR7’s effect.” Spain’s most sold newspaper emphasizes “Ronaldo celebrated his Ballon d’Or win with his 30th goal of the season.”
In other news, As also highlights that three Real Madrid players have been included in UEFA’s Best Team of 2013. Sergio Ramos has been picked as one of the best defenders and Gareth Bale has made it among the best midfielders alongside former Los Blancos player Mesut Ozil.
Obviously, Ronaldo has been named as one of the team’s strikers. As emphasizes the fact that “there’s not a single Barcelona player among the best 11.”