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The Spain international is full of praise for Jose Mourinho's men but believes that his side can get a "positive result" in their Copa del Rey clash with Los Blancos

Malaga midfielder Santi Cazorla has voiced his opinion that Real Madrid are the second best team in the world behind only Barcelona.

The Rosaleda side locks horns with Madrid in Tuesday's Copa del Rey first-leg encounter, and Cazorla is eagerly anticipating the round of 16 tie against the holders.

"We are looking forward to the match against Madrid and are convinced that we can get a positive result. We know that it will be difficult, but we have a chance if we are at our best," Cazorla said to Marca.

"In my opinion, Real Madrid are the second best team in the world behind Barcelona. They show their class all the time. It will be a very tough away game, but we hope to get a good result ahead of the second leg."

Tuesday's match at the Santiago Bernabeu kicks off at 4:00 p.m. ET.

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