Real Madrid vs. Ajax: 5 Things We Learned at the Santiago Bernabéu

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Real Madrid vs. Ajax: 5 Things We Learned at the Santiago Bernabéu
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Real Madrid welcomed Ajax to the Santiago Bernabéu on Tuesday night, as Group D action in this year's Champions League started to heat up. Madrid won 3-0 in convincing fashion, inspired by world-class performances from superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaká.

Los Blancos currently sit atop Group D with six points and enjoy a two-point advantage over French club Lyon.

Although Ajax did create a few goalscoring opportunities, Madrid manager José Mourinho will be happy with the team's overall performance. The attacking quartet played well and produced a spectacular goal on the counter.

Mourinho will be preparing his team for the tough away match against Espanyol this Sunday, but there are a few key takeaways from the Champions League victory.

Here are five lessons we learned in Madrid's 3-0 win over Ajax.

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