That’s the view of current Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who was part of the side shocked by CSKA Moscow in the Champions League last night.
The Russian outfit beat the reigning champions 1-0 despite Los Blancos having won the competition for the previous three seasons.
That all came with Cristiano Ronaldo playing a key part but the Portuguese ace left the Bernabeu for Juventus during the summer.
He departed as Real Madrid’s all-time leading goalscorer with Julen Lopetegui’s side having now gone three games in a row without scoring.
The Spanish heavyweights last endured such a goalless streak in January 2007 under Fabio Capello – before Ronaldo had joined the club from Manchester United.
And Navas has admitted Ronaldo has left a big hole at the Bernabeu but is determined to move on.
“Cristiano left the bar very high at Real Madrid,” Navas said.
“You cannot cover the sun with a finger.
“He made many goals while he was here, but it’s already the past and we cannot live in the past.”
Nikola Vlasic’s second-minute goal was enough for CSKA to beat Real Madrid in the Russian capital.
That was despite the visitors hitting the woodwork three times while Raphael Varane missed a golden chance for an equaliser late on.
And Navas has rued the missed chances that leave Real Madrid second, behind CSKA, in Group G.
The goalkeeper added: “We are sad because they had one chance and took it.
“We made some stellar chances, but could not get it in. In every game you want to score goals and we had some chances to do so. We were unlucky.
“We want to start scoring again in the coming games.”