Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hopes jeers from his own fans won't unsettle Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo was whistled by his own fans during defeat to Barcelona and reportedly booed as he left the stadium, but Mourinho backed the Portugal forward to silence the doubters.

"If he is like me, he will not hear whistles," said the former Porto, Chelsea and Inter Milan boss.

"During the game there is no time to listen to what happens outside. I do not think it's a big problem.

"He has been affected by losing a game, like everyone, but he has never lost the emotional balance. It is normal that today is sadder than a fortnight ago, but there is no drama in our situation."