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Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid situation is "f*cked up"

Zidane: Madrid situation is
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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane describes the current crisis engulfing the club as "f*cked up".
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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has admitted that his side are in a "fucked-up" situation following their latest defeat in La Liga.

A late strike from Pablo Fornals left Los Blancos stunned this afternoon as Villarreal claimed a 1-0 win at the Bernabeu - their first ever victory at the famous ground.

The result means that Zidane's side are now without a win in three league games - a run that included a 3-0 humiliation at home to El Clasico rivals Barcelona just before Christmas.

Furthermore, Madrid remain 16 points behind Barca in the title race - a gap that could grow to 19 points when Ernesto Valverde's side play their game in hand at Real Sociedad tomorrow.

"We don't deserve this," Zidane told reporters after the game. "I think we played a good match. It's very difficult for the confidence We had chances to score but in the end... we couldn't avoid the counter and... it's just very fucked up for all the players.

"What we have to do is keep working, because there will come a time and we have to be there. Within all the negative things that are happening to us, we are going to look for something positive.

"We have to get a win from somewhere. We know the situation and every day it gets more complicated, so we are not even thinking about the league, just about the next match."

Next up for Madrid is a trip to Leganes in the Copa del Rey on Thursday night, ahead of a home encounter with lowly Deportivo La Coruna in the league next Sunday.


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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona19134253203343
2Atletico MadridAtletico19108127131438
3Sevilla1996431201133
4Real Madrid1910362824433
5AlavesAlaves209562223-132
6Getafe208752516931
7Real Betis197572223-126
8Real Sociedad197482322125
9GironaGirona195952123-224
10Espanyol197392127-624
11Valencia1941141717023
12Levante196583035-523
13Athletic Bilbao1941052025-522
14EibarEibar195772128-722
15Leganes195771721-422
16Real Valladolid195771721-422
17Celta Vigo195683132-121
18Rayo Vallecano1954102234-1219
19Villarreal193882025-517
20Huesca1925121736-1911

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