Another -big- win, this time at Granada (James Rodriguez scored twice and so did Alvaro Morata), another step closer to the LaLiga title, despite the fact that Real Madrid played without Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, Marcelo, the still unavailable Gareth Bale, and last but not least, Cristiano Ronaldo, who didn’t even travel with the team to Granada.
There is no B-team here. We know there are players who feature less, but you can sense we are never less than fully dedicated
Casemiro told reporters after the game, answering a question regarding Real Madrid’s ‘reserves’.
We’re not looking at what Barcelona do, we’re looking at what we do. It’s still down to us. It’s in our own hands and we know if we win all our own games we will be champions. There’s no better way to be than depending on yourself
the Brazilian then said, knowing that a couple of hours earlier, Barcelona had beaten Villarreal 4-1 at home, taking temporarily the lead.
Madrid and Barcelona have 84 points each, but ‘Los Blancos’ have a game in hand, at Celta, and even a draw there will be enough for them, if they beat Sevilla (at Santiago Bernabeu, next weekend) and Malaga as well.