He added in an interview with TVE: "We're not going through a good moment, that's clear, but we also struggled at the start of previous year and ended up winning a third successive Champions League, which is something historic". We came into the game fully focused and it showed. After that match, he must either be confirmed as Lopetegui's replacement until the end of the season at least or return to coaching Madrid's Castilla youth team.
"I think we played a very nice game today, we scored wonderful goals", Solari told reporters. "I am only thinking of the next game". Now we must move on and prepare for the weekend.
Casemiro suggested on Movistar Plus after the game that the players would be happy for Solari to now be given the job full-time.
More shoddy defending from Plzen enabled Casemiro to glance Kroos' corner home, before Benzema took his tally for Madrid to 201 by nodding Bale's cushioned header past Hruska. Sometimes people don't really understand what I do on the pitch.
While it's true that the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo was always going to be hard, especially as the club failed to spend much money in the summer transfer window to replace him, their decline has been far sharper than it should have been.
Courtois over Keylor: "It's a decision I made".
FW Vinicius Junior, 7 - Solari again trusted the youngster ahead of more experienced options, and the 18 year old's mature run and pass gave Kroos the space to score his chip.
"But I have to say that Keylor is a man and has all my admiration as a footballer and respect as a man". "He is still an important player in this squad, and much loved within the squad too".
Is Madrid's crisis over?
Two weeks on from stuttering to a 2-1 win against the same opponents, the reigning European champions made light work of this fourth Group G outing, earning a comfortable win that takes them above Roma at the top.