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Schuster pays the price as Real turn to Ramos
Left: Bernd Schuster; Right: Sporting director Predrag Mijatovic (left) welcomes Juande Ramos to Real Madrid
"It is impossible to win at Barcelona. They are devastating. I think it is their year. We will try to put on a good show, we won't be able to do more than that."

Not the kind of attitude the Real Madrid hierarchy expect from their manager in the build-up to their biggest game of the season, and one which cost Bernd Schuster his job.

Real stunned football by replacing him with ex-Sevilla boss Juande Ramos on Tuesday - 45 days after his miserable spell in England ended when he was sacked by Spurs.

But can Ramos guide Real to El Clasico glory? At 2100 GMT on Saturday, we will find out as two of football's great rivals meet once again.

see also
Ramos replaces Schuster at Real
09 Dec 08 |  Europe
Real Madrid 4-1 Barcelona
07 May 08 |  Europe

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