MX23RW : Tuesday, October 23 17:00:04
Dec 23, 2017 at 12pm UK at ​Estadio Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid)
Attendance: 89,264
Real Madrid
0-3
Barcelona

Ramos (59'), Marcelo (83')
Carvajal (63')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Suarez (54'), Messi (64' pen.), Vidal (90')
Vermaelen (18'), Busquets (88')
Timeline
(Tripping) T. Vermaelen        18'
(S. Roberto) L. Suarez        54'
59'     S. Ramos (Roughing)
63'     D. Carvajal (Handling)
L. Messi (pen.)        64'
66'     Nacho (K. Benzema)
72'     G. Bale (M. Kovacic)
72'     M. Asensio (Casemiro)
(A. Iniesta) N. Semedo        77'
83'     Marcelo (Unsportsmanlike cond)
(Paulinho) A. Gomes        84'
(Foul) S. Busquets        88'
(S. Roberto) A. Vidal        90+1'
(L. Messi) A. Vidal        90+3'

Zinedine Zidane: 'Nothing needs changing at Real Madrid'

Zidane: 'Nothing needs changing'
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Zinedine Zidane is adamant that Real Madrid "don't need to change anything" despite falling to a humbling 3-0 home defeat against Barcelona on Saturday.

Zinedine Zidane has stressed that Real Madrid "don't need to change anything" despite falling to a 3-0 home defeat against Barcelona on Saturday.

Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal all struck in the second half of El Clasico at the Bernabeu to edge 14 points ahead of their bitter rivals in La Liga.

The Blancos head coach, however, made it clear that the club was not "not going to go crazy", even if the result was "very tough to take".

"How we're feeling after a 3-0 defeat? Bad," Zidane told reporters after the game. "We started very well, the first half was even and it's a defeat that hurts. It's very tough for us to take, but it is what it is, it's football.

"[Dani] Carvajal red? It happens from time to time. You think about making some changes but then you lose a player. It becomes a different game and it's very difficult. Second half? We made a mistake, we defended badly, and at this level they're differences between winning and losing.

"Still, we're not going to go crazy. It's a very difficult defeat to take, but we don't need to change anything. We'll never give up. Now we'll go for our holidays and we won't think about it. We'll enjoy the time we have with our families and come back. It's not over."

Real return to action after the Christmas break with a Copa del Rey last-16 first-leg trip to Numancia on January 4.

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1Barcelona953123111218
2Espanyol9522137617
3AlavesAlaves9522128417
4Sevilla95132012816
5Atletico MadridAtletico9441105516
6Real Valladolid943286215
7Real Madrid9423139414
8Levante94141415-113
9Real Sociedad93331211112
10Getafe933388012
11Real Betis933357-212
12EibarEibar93241013-311
13Celta Vigo92431313010
14Valencia917178-110
15GironaGirona92431013-310
16Villarreal923478-19
17Athletic Bilbao81521014-48
18Leganes9225813-58
19Rayo Vallecano8125817-95
20Huesca9126720-135

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