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Real chief Perez backs Pellegrini after Copa defeat

October 29, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has appealed for calm in the wake of Tuesday night's ''humiliating'' 4-0 Copa del Rey defeat to Segunda Division B side Alcorcon, insisting that new coach Manuel Pellegrini and his side need time to gel.

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