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Goal.com asks the readers to vote on who must carry the can for Real Madrid's decline and fall...

After their humiliating 4-3 loss at home to Sevilla on Sunday night, Real Madrid have fallen nine points off the pace in La Liga.

What's more, they meet current leaders and hated rivals Barcelona at Camp Nou next week for a match that could see the gap increase to twelve.

Bernd Schuster watched his side ship four at home, of course, and some will say that he is responsible for the current slide.

The players, too, presumably play a part, with the likes of Marcelo, Fabio Cannavaro, and even Iker Casillas underperforming last night according to our Real Madrid player ratings.

But then there are the club hierarchy, who put together a squad that, while admittedly riven by injury, is said by some to lack the depth required for a real challenge.

But what do you think? Click here to vote on who you think is the most responsible for the current collapse, and we'll look at the results on Tuesday!

--Goal.com team

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