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Kroos admits Madrid frailties

"We defended very poorly," admitted Toni Kroos after Real Madrid CF's 4-3 defeat by FC Schalke 04, though he pointed out: "We are through nonetheless."

Kroos knows improvement is needed

"We defended very poorly," conceded midfielder Toni Kroos after Real Madrid CF's 4-3 second-leg home loss to FC Schalke 04 in the UEFA Champions League round of 16, though he rightly stressed: "We are through nonetheless." The Merengues prevailed 5-4 on aggregate.

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