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Real Madrid chief Butragueno hails goalscorers Ronaldo, Varane after Copa stunner

Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno was delighted with their Copa El Clasico victory at Barcelona.

Real defeated Barca 3-1 to reach the final.

"It's a sensational result, well deserved, I think we were better and hopefully it can be the start of a favorable run," said Butragueno.

On two goal Cristiano Ronaldo, he continued: "Cristiano is a giant. Was decisive, not only the goals but his presence in the game is constant, for us he is a man who shows his importance every game.

"(Raphael) Varane played like a veteran, does not lose a one on one, is fast and has also scored two goals (over the two legs). We are very happy for him, he's young but whenever required proves capable."

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