Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho was delighted with the performance of Kaka in defeat to Levante.

Kaka was handed a rare start in the absence of the injured Cristiano Ronaldo.

Mourinho remarked: "Kaka was one of our best men when we had a full lineup. He gave a fantastic performance. I'm very satisfied because he created room and covered a lot of ground. Cristiano Ronaldo told me he wasn't fit at 14:00.

"He said he could help, but that he wasn't in optimum form, that he didn't evolve as expected since yesterday. He wasn't ready to play and he didn't train yesterday."

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