Zidane hints he'll rest Cristiano Ronaldo — Leganés-Real Madrid
20:16, Feb 20, 2018
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Zidane watched on as his players trained with smiles on their faces following Sunday's thrilling 5-3 victory over Real Betis, a result which left them a point behind third-placed Valencia with a game in hand.
Madrid are 17 points behind Barcelona in LaLiga, while they hold a 3-1 lead over Paris Saint-Germain ahead of the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on March 6. The vital players need to get back in form and get the team back on winning streak.
Zinedine Zidane's side travel after a 5-3 win away to Betis on Sunday night; another game which highlighted their strength in attack and their lapses in defense, while Leganes entertain their big-spending neighbors following a run of five games without a win, which includes three consecutive defeats. I think that Real Madrid will score a mountain of goals since that is a trait which they have shown against the weaker teams.
As the Real Madrid number 7 gets back on track, the question also remains whether the victories in last three games will give momentum to get back on winning streak.
The former Lyon attacker has scored seven goals in 27 games across all competitions this season, as Real only have the Champions League to play for.
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Ronaldo scored the 4 goal for his side, which proved to be the victor on the night; he looked lively all night in an enthralling where Madrid desperately needed to win.
The 45-year-old acknowledges there will come a time when the club will want to make a change, but does not see that happening anytime soon.
The Portugal star has found his shooting boots in Spain's top flight, having endured a hard first half of the campaign. "Things stay in the dressing room, but it's true I spoke with them, to explain some things, and we did much better in the second half".
The versatility of Asensio, Isco and Bale, who can all play either in wide positions or through the middle, means that Zidane has plenty of possible permutations in his forward line.
Defensive collapses of that nature are not particularly unusual for teams managed by Betis boss Quique Setien, who has always struggled to cajole consistency to match their undoubted quality on the ball.
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