Spanish Paper Talk: Real Madrid Collapse Is ‘Overdose Of Realism’

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All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as the front-pages are dominated with reaction to Real Madrid’s loss against Real Sociedad.


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– Overdose of Realism.

– Real Madrid collapse from 2-0 up against Real Sociedad to lose 4-2. Iker Casillas apologises for result but it will do little to make up for the disappointment.

– Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez expected to join Los Blancos on loan for the season. Mexico Coach wishes him well in Spain.

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– Wipeout at the Anoeta.

– Further reaction to Real Madrid’s devastating loss against Sociedad. Casillas’ comments reported again but there is no hiding place for the players after surrending a 2-0 lead to lose 4-2.

– However, Chicarito’s move makes the front-page again as the Mexican international looks to reignite his career in Spain after a frustrating time at Old Trafford in recent months.

– Atletico Madrid confirm the signing of Alessio Cerci from Torino for €14m. The Italian international had been chased by the likes of AC Milan and Arsenal according to reports, but he opts for switch to Spain.

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– The Messi Factor.

– Sandro scores his first ever La Liga goal to secure the win against Villarreal, but the importance of Lionel Messi is the real story as he makes the difference.

– Real Madrid can’t escape the glare of MD either, as their loss to Sociedad is reported as questions are asked as to how Carlo Ancelotti’s men were able to surrender a 2-0 lead.

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