Real Madrid player reacts to first win under Solari

Copa Del Rey By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 01/11/2018

Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez has reacted to the first win under their new manager Santiago Solari after the 4-0 win over Segunda B team Melilla in the Copa Day Rey.

Nacho opined that the players were behind Julen Lopetegui during his time as the coach of the team.

"It has been a difficult time after the Clasico, where he had a result which we hadn't expected," he said.

"But this is football and luckily we had a game very soon after which we wanted to win and above all score goals in.

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"Obviously it's painful to lose like the other day but thankfully there are more games to come."

The defender was also adamant that he and his teammates were always with Julen Lopetegui and that they will also fight for new coach Santiago Solari.

"The squad was with Lopetegui, but we didn't have any luck," Nacho continued.

"Now we have a new coach, who is excited and we will fight to the death for him too.

"We will work as if he's here for the full season, he is from here, he is experienced, he has won titles with Madrid.

"We, the players, don't have to make these decisions and we will see what happens but he's a great coach."