Alex Song struggled in the 3-1 loss.
"Having three forwards implies that we wouldnâ€™t be playing with four midfielders. I thought that it was better to line up a double pivot, with Song,â€ť said Martino.
"Rotations are good when the results are positive.â€ť
When asked about his substitutions after Real had scored their third goal, the manager said that â€śwe didnâ€™t have the necessity to rethink our approach and when we decided to make our first sub, they scored the 3-1.â€ť