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It was the first time Atletico had beaten Real in European competition and Lopetegui said that his side had played well despite the defeat, but he also congratulated Atletico for their ruthlessness.

The leadership of the "Creamy" did not overspend in the search for a replacement who has served at Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo and bet on the young and Gareth Bale, who was in the shadow of the legendary Portuguese.

The defeat marks the first time Real Madrid have conceded four goals since 2015 and raises questions regarding the strength of their squad heading into the La Liga season.

But it also gives Antoine Griezmann, boosted by France's World Cup victory, an excellent opportunity to make Atletico Madrid the Spanish capital's top team. "I stayed at Atletico because the project is a good one".

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"We have a player who is a super professional player in all aspects, who is training with the motivation of a youth player and who is helping us enormously".

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"There isn't a magic formula".

So while winning the Super Cup is a great way to start the season, it is nowhere near as important to teams or fans as the Champions League, Europa League or a domestic cup competition like the English FA Cup or Spanish Copa Del Rey. Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui is concerned about his defense after the Champions League holder lost 2-4 to rivals Atletico Madrid in the Super Cup.

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Real Madrid have five goalkeepers in their squad and Lopetegui added: "We won't continue with five goalkeepers".

"We have to focus on our games right now because the three points tomorrow are worth the same as all the other games, so we have to realise the season is starting now", added the former Spain coach, who faces a daunting task following Zinedine Zidane's trophy-laden two-and-a-half-year tenure.

"Yet I wouldn't want to rely on one or two players".

"Last year we won the league and the cup, but the Champions League stuck in our throats, especially with how we were knocked out", said Messi this week.

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