Lopez has been preferred in goal by Real coach Carlo Ancelotti, despite the pressure coming from Iker Casillas' supporters.
Mourinho experienced a similar atmosphere when in charge of Real and remarked: "I do not care who is in goal. Not my problem if Ancelotti does well or poorly. I didn't see Villarreal's game because I was traveling, but I'm told that Diego had a great game and I'm happy for him.
"If Casillas plays against Galatasaray, I wish for him to play the same way..."
Mourinho was speaking during a tribute to Club Deportivo Canillas.
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