But Robinho turned the game on its head in a remarkable spell which saw him score twice, set up Javier Balboa for Real´s fourth in injury-time and win a 78th-minute penalty that Ruud van Nistelrooy blazed over the bar.
"I must highlight the work of the entire team, not only my two goals," he said. "I am very happy for the victory, it was a difficult game, and above all for my contribution tonight. Whenever I play in the Real Madrid shirt, I try to give my best."
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