Mourinho angry as he loses key players through suspension

20:04, December 13, 2010      

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Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho once again let his anger get the better of him this Monday after watching his side defeat Zaragoza 3-1 away from home.

Goals from Ozil, Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria gave Madrid an easy win against the side that is currently bottom of the table in Spain. However, the victory came at a price as Xabi Alonso and Marcelo both received yellow cards that mean they are now suspended for next weekend's game against Sevilla.

With Sergio Ramos also out through injury, that means Mourinho will have to make several adjustments to his side to cover for the loss of his only specialist left back and his most creative midfielder.

Speaking in Monday's edition of sports paper, Diario AS, Mourinho criticized the work of referee Ramirez Dominguez.

"It is very easy to show yellow cards to Real Madrid players and it is harder to show them to others," complained Mourinho about the referee, who booked four Real Madrid players and three Zaragoza players as well as sending the Zaragoza club doctor out of the dugout, during the game.

"We are without injured and suspended players and we are at a moment when we have less options than in recent months, although that is normal, because we are in December."

"Now we have to play two matches (against Sevilla and Levante in the Copa del Rey) and we will miss the full strength of the squad, although I hope that the missing players can come back in January and that we will also have Kaka fit again," he said.

Source: Xinhua
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