Courtois speaks about Navas' competition at Real Madrid

Dani Carvajal and Julen Lopetegui

Dani Carvajal and Julen Lopetegui Pablo GarcíaMARCA

He added, "I said it before he arrived at Real Madrid, I'm still saying it now he´s gone, and I will keep saying it until I have a coach that's better than him".

In Santiago Solari's first Champions League match in charge of the club, the manager has to cater to the absences of Mariano Diaz, Marcelo, Jesus Vallejo, Raphael Varane and Dani Carvajal, who miss out through injuries.

Solari's Real Madrid are preparing to go against Plzen in a Champions League group clash on Thursday. "The most important game is the next one and in the game at the weekend you have to focus all of our efforts".

"His way of looking at football, of handling the squad, of being there for the players... that's something I share, it's the way I see football as well". CSKA are third with four points, while Plzen sit at the bottom and are out of contention to progress.

Toni Kroos completed the scoring in the 67th minute when he cooly chipped over the keeper after a counter-attack involving Brazilian substitute Vinicius on his Champions League debut.

Benzema doubled his tally and set up Gareth Bale in the space of 144 seconds towards the end of the first half, and Toni Kroos floated a lovely 67th-minute chip home to wrap up the win and leave Plzen playing exclusively for third place.

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Bale scored five minutes before half-time, beating Hruska with a low left-footed shot at his far post following Benzema's flick-on header.

"On other days we created chances like tonight but didn't take them".

"We conceded four goals in the first half and the match was over", Plzen defender Lukas Hejda said.

Real have won all three matches since Solari took over from Julen Lopetegui - including Wednesday 5-0 win in the Czech Republic - leading to speculation that his stay in the hotseat may not be temporary after all.

That lone goal was against, you guessed it, Viktoria Plzen two weeks ago.

The loss was Plzen's second 5-0 drubbing in Group G play after Roma's Edin Dzeko scored a hat-trick in leading the Italian side to an easy win in early October.

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