Jose Mourinho has slammed his Real Madrid side after losing 1-0 to Sevilla on Saturday night.
Real have made a poor start to the season, picking up just four points from their first four games, which places them 10th on the La Liga table and eight points behind leaders and long-time rivals Barcelona.
Mourinho is unhappy with the attitude shown by the players, and it would seem not only in the game against Sevilla.
Cracks have appeared recently in the set-up at the Santiago Bernabeu with Cristiano Ronaldo claiming he is ‘sad’ at the club.
Piotr Trochowski volleyed in an easy goal in just the second minute of the match at the Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday, leaving Real with plenty of work to do to regain ground on the leading pack.
“At the moment, I have no team,” Mourinho said after the game.
“The first period and the second period, we got it badly wrong. It was a totally deserved victory for Sevilla and totally deserved loss for Real Madrid.
“Congratulations to Sevilla because they did everything to get the win and they deserved it without a doubt. And we deserved the loss in an awful game for us.”
A clearly disappointed Mourinho added that Real’s form of late has not been up to scratch.
“Today’s match was no different from Getafe. It was not very different from Granada either, apart from the fact we won,” he said.
“I do not think it has anything to do with the rumour of the past two weeks. For me it’s about the state of our collective spirit.”
Real Madrid take on Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.