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Ancelotti struggling to integrate Real Madrid's new arrivals

Sep 14, 2014    

Real Madrid\'s 2-1 home defeat by champions Atletico Madrid on Saturday suggests coach Carlo Ancelotti has plenty of work to do to integrate new arrivals Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez. Germany midfielder Kroos and Colombia playmaker Rodriguez shone at the World Cup in June and July and big-spending Real snapped them up to replace Xabi Alonso and Angel Di Maria respectively, two of their most reliable performers. Kroos and Rodriguez are not solely responsible for Real\'s poor start to the season - Saturday\'s defeat was their second in a row in La Liga and leaves them on three points from th...

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