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Real Madrid coach Schuster: Only negative was result

Schuster declared himself confident of overhauling Roma's lead in the second-leg of their Champions League clash in Madrid.

"The only thing we can be unhappy with is that we didn't take the chances we created," said Schuster, who saw Raul give Real an early lead before David Pizarro and Mancini struck for Roma.

"But to score a goal in Rome was fundamental and it gives us the possibility to overcome them at our ground. It is necessary to trust our ground and our fans. The result is the only negative that we are going to take to Madrid.

"Nothing from Madrid tonight disappointed me. There were no weak points."

Schuster, however, slammed the performance of German ref Herbert Fandel.

"The referee was poor. In Germany also, I see him in the Bundesliga and he does not do well there either. He is very homemade, did not whistle for us and gave cards to us, which was a pain.

"But I do not mean that he influenced the result."

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