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Real Madrid coach Zidane praises Rodrygo, Valverde for Galatasaray win

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was delighted with his young players for their Champions League defeat of Galatasaray.

Real won 1-0 thanks to Toni Kroos' goal.

On Rodrygo and Fede Valverde, Zidane said: "They're part of the squad and I made the decision that Rodrygo would play.

"He's performing and training well. In a 4-3-3 formation his natural position is as a right winger and we're happy with his performance. Nothing changes with regards to him. Today we've just got to focus on this game.

"He's a member of the first-team squad and he can play for Castilla also. He did well tonight and I'm pleased with his performance. We'll have to see what happens in the next game."

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