4-2: Real Madrid beat Athletic and now begin thinking about Roma
A brace from Cristiano Ronaldo and goals from James and Kroos seal the eighth consecutive win at the Bernabéu.
“The team are doing well in terms of fitness and play; I am happy with what we did against very good opponents", he added.
The team is in form ahead of the game in Rome”, explained Kovacic.
“Real Madrid and Sanitas are synonymous with leadership and excellence and this alliance has seen us become a lot stronger”, said Butragueño.
He has hung up his boots 21 years after his first appearance for Real Madrid.
“It was a good goal and helped the side to get the three points", he stated.
"We are happy because we had a lot of chances against an opponent that pressured very high up", said the German.
Digne, Dzeko and Salah got the goals in the fourth consecutive win for Spalletti's men.
“I want our fans to know that we are going to give our all to try to win as much silverware as possible”, he said at the ‘Marca’ awards, at which Sergio Ramos also picked up an accolade.
It is the ninth time that the Portuguese forward has made it into the side, the sixth for the central defender, the second for the full back, and the first for the Croat.
The Whites remain in first place at the close of the Champions League group stage.