The European champions are experiencing their longest goalless run since 1985.
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Sergio Ramos said it would be "crazy" to sack Julen Lopetegui after eight La Liga games but the pressure is mounting on the Real Madrid coach after Saturday's defeat to Alaves. Madrid have lost three and drawn one of their last four matches, and failed to score in any of those, which amounts to their longest goalless run since 1985 .Here, AFP Sport looks at five things going wrong at Madrid.up frontLosing a player who scored 30 goals for nine consecutive seasons would leave a gigantic hole for any team to fill but more surprising was Madrid's failure to buy an alternative to Cristiano Ronaldo.Thibaut Courtois was at fault for Garcia's winner and it cannot help those in front of him to have a rotating goalkeeper either. Lopetegui's policy of playing Courtois in La Liga and Keylor Navas in the Champions League feels like mollycoddling, when instead a clear decision might be required.
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