Zidane leaves Ronaldo, Modric, Bale out of Malaga trip

Zidane leaves Ronaldo, Modric, Bale out of Malaga trip

" Real-Juve game? I am furious to hear people talk about injustices or thefts, this makes me very mad".

"It's a disgrace. I'm very very disappointed that people keep talking about a robbery".

Real sneaked into the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday after English referee Michael Oliver awarded the 12-times champions a controversial penalty in added-on time. They played brilliantly and deserved to go through, no doubt.

"I'm disgusted when people say it was a robbery". I'm going to defend my players. It's like if the UEFA hand us the UCL title back in September, this get's me very mad.

The game looked set for extra-time until Cristiano Ronaldo's stoppage-time penalty gave Real a 4-3 aggregate win.

Saturday's prematch news conference ahead of Sunday evening's La Liga trip to bottom side Malaga was completely dominated by questions about a supposed "anti-madridista" tone to the media coverage.

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But despite the changes made by the Frenchman, Madrid eased to a fifth consecutive away victory in all competitions thanks to a sublime showing from the increasingly influential Isco. Nobody is going to change the history of this club, it's the best club in the world.

Real have confirmed that Castilla full-back, Alvaro Tejero, joined the first team for training and that Nacho is continuing to recover from an injury that has kept him sidelined since their game against Las Palmas on March 31. "It's going to be hard, but we're going there to win and they are going to make the most of it".

Sergio Ramos is likely to return, having been suspended in midweek, but Zidane is expected to rest other key players for the match.

It'll be more hard after the Champions League match because we made an enormous effort, but we've managed ourselves really well in the last three days and now we're prepared to do well in another LaLiga game.

Hosts Malaga head into the gameweek 14 points from safety and could see their fate sealed within their next two matches, depending on results elsewhere.

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