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'Real Madrid Defended Like U10 Schoolboys'

Former Real Madrid midfielder, Steve McManaman, has slammed Los Blancos' defence, claiming they defended like schoolboys in the loss to Wolfsburg. 

Read: Real Suffer Shock Loss At Wolfsburg

Zinedine Zidane's charges were handed a 2-0 defeat by the Bundesliga outfit in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.

McManaman, who played for Real from 1999 to 2003, was very critical of the club's defending.

"Real Madrid defended like Under-10 schoolboys," McManaman was quoted as saying by Marca.

"Marcelo crossed the field with his arms behind his back [for Wolfsburg's second goal], and [Maximilian] Arnold gets two yards ahead of [Sergio] Ramos.

"Defensively, the right-back (Danilo) and left-back (Marcelo) were just all over the place, coupled with Pepe and Ramos, who looked like they hadn't played with each other before.

"I was astounded as to how bad they were."

The former Los Blancos and Liverpool midfielder also slammed Zidane's tactics, especially since they were coming off a win against Barcelona.

"The whole team should be lambasted and the manager will take a hit," he added.

"You can't have super Zidane on the paper on Sunday [after beating Barcelona] and then not say anything today [after the performance against Wolfsburg].

"[Gareth] Bale should have had a penalty in the fourth minute but that is no excuse for the next 90. They literally downed tools."

Read: Wolfsburg Star Reveals How He Mocked Marcelo

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