Real Madrid beat Las Palmas 3-0 at home, a much-needed win after back-to-back negative results at Girona and Tottenham, with Casemiro, Marco Asensio and Isco putting their names on the scoresheet. Two names not present were were Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, with Zinedine Zidane having to answer relevant questions in the Press conference after the game.
At the end of the day, what we want to do is continue to work and do the right thing. We’re talking of Benzema and Cristiano and it’s true, I don’t know how many goals they have. They are the first to be unhappy, but the important thing is the work, what they do. We have to have peace of mind with that
the Real Madrid coach told reporters, choosing to see the glass half-full instead of half-empty.
You [the media] always think of negative things and I think positive. Cristiano has given the pass for the goal [of Isco] and I can tell you that he is very pleased with it. He is happy to give a goal and it was a beautiful goal. We know that he likes to score and he is happiest when scoring. But we believe that he will make a difference. He is not doing it now by scoring in the league, but he is in the Champions League and he also does other things
the Frenchman said. As for Benzema getting jeered by some of the 67,000 fans who attended the game, Zidane’s reply to the reporter who asked him about that, was
I don’t know, I didn’t hear that. If you say so…