As the final whistle blew at Cornellà, a throng of Espanyol fans invaded the pitch in the kind of choreographed jubilation not seen all season.
When Florentino went down to the dressing room after the Ajax defeat, the Madrid players were expecting a different kind of speech.
For Florentino, post-game events turned out to be worse than the actual game. Today, 8 March, is a good moment to announce the birth of Real Madrid Women's team.
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