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We made series of mistakes, Zidane laments after Real Madrid draw

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Football can be a mystery! Real didn't deserve to lose —Zidane

Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane has blamed his side’s 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo in a La Liga fixture on Sunday on a series of mistakes from his team.

Wales forward, Gareth Bale scored twice in his first La Liga start since last September but the goals were not enough to help the Zidane’s side recover from a 3-0 thrashing in El Clasico.

The draw, together with a 3-0 win for Barcelona on the same day, meant that Real Madrid, fourth on the table, are now 16 points behind their arch rivals at the top of La Liga.

“We played very well in the first 45 minutes, but not the second. We must analyse our performance in depth,” the Frenchman said after the disappointing draw.

“We made many mistakes. We lost the ball several times, which we don’t usually do, and we did so at important moments.

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“I think we’re fine physically, we ran and ran. But it’s not a matter of running. It’s like their second goal, it came from a series of mistakes. Then our opponents lift themselves and you have your head down.”

He added: “Tomorrow’s going to be another day and we’ll go back to work. We’re not going to talk about La Liga.

“We have to go back to the day to day, game by game and playing with consistency, but we won’t go crazy.”

Concerning adding to his team in the transfer market, Zidane said he is okay with his current players at the moment, but cannot tell if that mindset would change before the window closes.

“I don’t want anyone right now. We’ll see until the 31st, but not right now. Because I’m happy with my squad,” he concluded.

 

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