Football: EUROPEAN PREVIEW - Pressure Builds on del Bosque as Deportivo la Coruna Aim to Extend Real's Run of Misery
Culley, Jon, The Independent (London, England)
WHILE SURPRISE Spanish league leaders Real Sociedad travel to Villareal tomorrow hoping to extend their unbeaten run, Real Madrid are away to Deportivo La Coruna in the top match this evening aware that their crisis must be tackled soon.
Madrid have not won in their last five matches and the Spanish media have not been slow to heap pressure on coach Vicente del Bosque. His expensively- assembled side lost 1-0 at home to Roma in the Champions' League in midweek, despite a full-strength line-up that included Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Luis Figo, Raul and Roberto Carlos.
Deportivo, by contrast, earned a fine 2-1 win at home to Bayern Munich to eliminate the Germans …
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