Feb 18, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Estadio Benito Villamarín (Sevilla)
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Real Betis
3-5
Real Madrid
Mandi (33'), Nacho (37' og.), Leon (85')
Barragan (44'), Firpo (49'), Moron (61')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Asensio (11', 59'), Ramos (50'), Ronaldo (65'), Benzema (90')
Carvajal (5'), Kovacic (46'), Ramos (55'), Bale (57'), Casemiro (81')

Zinedine Zidane hopeful over Marcelo injury

Zidane hopeful over Marcelo injury
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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says that he is hopeful the injury sustained by Marcelo during their La Liga win over Real Betis is only a "small" one.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said that he is hopeful the injury sustained by Marcelo during his side's 5-3 win over Real Betis is nothing serious.

Madrid chalked up a third consecutive win across all competitions in the eight-goal thriller, but the victory was marred by what looked like a hamstring injury to the Brazilian full-back.

Marcelo limped off after just 30 minutes and is now a doubt to face Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on March 6, although Zidane revealed that the player himself suspects it is only a "small" injury.

"Hopefully, it's something small," Zidane told reporters at his post-match press conference.

"Tomorrow (Monday) we'll see. He said that the sensation is that it is small, but we will see in a few days. We must wait for the test results before confirming anything."

Madrid's next match comes against Leganes on Wednesday evening.

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2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
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12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
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16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
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