MX23RW : Friday, July 20 05:14:48
Jan 13, 2018 at 3.15pm UK at ​Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid)
Attendance: 63,403
Real Madrid
0-1
Villarreal

Carvajal (58'), Vazquez (89')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Fornals (88')
Bacca (44')

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

Zidane: Madrid situation is
© Offside
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane describes the current crisis engulfing the club as "f*cked up".
WARNING! This article contains strong language and/or content that some readers may prefer to avoid.

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.

Share this article now:
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane at the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on May 28,.2016
Read Next:
Zinedine Zidane defends faltering Real
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account