Zidane wary of game against already relegated Granada

May 08, 2017, 04:56

REAL MADRID fired a title warning to Barcelona this evening with a routine 4-0 win over relegated Granada.

Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game as he hit a 69th minute victor to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Eibar.

Zidane made nine changes from the team which beat Atletico Madrid 3-0 in the Champions league midweek, but double strikes from James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata saw his team wrap up a ninth successive away victory before half-time.

"I've told the players it is very hard, that we are facing the best team in the world, who score goals in every game, but that it is possible".

However, once again the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo weren't missed as Real have won all four of those games, scoring 17 goals in the process.

Atletico Madrid rebounded from its stinging loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League by sealing its return to the continent's top-tier competition on Saturday.

Enrique also had special words of praise for Neymar.

One of the storylines that popped up in the aftermath of the match at the Santiago Bernabeu centred on Atleti boss Diego Simeone and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata. They go out and do remarkably well, although it's not easy.

"We keep racking up the points and we're happy".

"For a coach it is the best news, means that they are all committed to what we are doing, and good physically", Zidane said. "Every time they have the chance to play they take it and score".

"We have to win the games we have left and we'll do well if we do".

Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game as he hit a 69th minute victor to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Eibar.

Tony Adams' Granada versus Real Madrid was always only going to end one way, wasn't it?

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague thinks Real Madrid will make at least two massive signings next season and manager Zinedine Zidane has already drafted a five-man shortlist ahead of the summer transfer window, featuring Antoine Griezmann, Robert Lewandowski and Paolo Dybala.

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