Florentino Pérez: “ We have to let Benítez work, the wins will come"
"He was the manager chosen for his professionalism, for his trajectory and for his experience", stated the president.
Benítez: "We're hurting and eager to bounce back"
"Shakhtar are tough opponents with quality players, but we're here to try to ensure we progress as group winners", said the coach.
Navas: "We're all in it together and we're clear on our objectives”
"We have to play with intelligence against Shakhtar and put in a really focused performance if we want to win", he added.
The team train at Arena Lviv
The Whites went through their paces ahead of the match against Shakhtar Donetsk.
2-6: The Under-19s A side thrash Shakhtar and are provisional leaders
Three goals from Cristian, two from Mayoral and one from Lazo gave the academy side victory.
Best away record in Champions League
No other side has beaten Real Madrid's away record in this competition over the last year.
20-man squad for the game against Shakhtar Donetsk
Real Madrid travel to Arena Lviv for matchday five of the Champions League group stage.
The lowdown on Arena Lviv
Real Madrid will be making their first appearance at the stadium.
Five Madrid players have already experienced the Arena Lviv
Kroos, Pepe, Cristiano Ronaldo, Danilo and Kovacic have played at the Ukrainian stadium.
Solidarity with refugees
Image of a boy and his father at a station in Bavaria, Germany.