Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is backing coach Jose Mourinho's complaints over their busy schedule.

Mourinho is convinced Barcelona are being favoured in the Liga fixturing.

And In response to Mourinho's complaints, Perez said that the Portuguese was 'defending the club'.

Perez said: "Defending Real Madrid from what we believe to be unjust, irregular and arbitrary is the Madrid way, and this is precisely what our coach, Jose Mourinho, does."

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