Sergio Ramos has called on his Real Madrid teammates to show pride and unity as they look to put behind them their heavy defeat at the hands of Barcelona.
Real were left red-faced on Monday after losing 5-0 at Camp Nou, a result that allowed their fierce rivals to leapfrog them to take top spot in the Primera Liga.
They take on Valencia tonight in the Bernabeu, and Ramos, who is suspended after being sent off against Barcelona, wants to see a positive reaction from the team.
"We cannot change the defeat. We are all to blame and we are committed to moving forward. Now more than ever we have to show the pride that has always identified Real Madrid. We mustn't forget the fact that we only dropped three points and that the season is very long and that things can change all the time," he said.