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Raul de Tomas: “I consider myself a Madridista”

The former Real Madrid striker speaks to the press after Espanyol beat Real Madrid 2 - 1

RCD Espanyol v Real Madrid CF - La Liga Santander Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Raul de Tomas, scorer of Espanyol’s first goal against Real Madrid on Sunday afternoon after beating Lucas Vazquez to the near post, spoke to the media after his team’s 2 - 1 win over Carlo Ancelotti’s men.

“It was a tremendous effort from the team,” Raul de Tomas said. “Real Madrid demands a lot. We raced until the last minute. We were able to make it 3-0 on Sergi Darder’s play, but I congratulate the team because they have done a tremendous job.”

The former Real Madrid striker also spoke about his love for Los Merengues.

“Obviously, I have a Madridista past and I consider myself a Madridista,” de Tomas explained. “But I work for my team. We have beaten the leader of the competition, we have to be very satisfied. Let this not stay here, we must transfer it after the stop “

The Spanish striker had an excellent game for Espanyol tonight.