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It's not "impossible" for Real Madrid to win La Liga - Zinedine Zidane

04 March 2018

Zinedine Zidane is still unsure whether Toni Kroos or Luka Modric will be fit to feature in Real Madrid's Champions League round-of-16 second leg at Paris Saint-Germain.

Los Blancos suffered their fifth defeat in the league this term after going down 1-0 to Espanyol on Tuesday evening.

Nonetheless, boss Jose Bordalas expects a tough test against Real, saying: "We always think about making a good game, but we know that to get something from there you have to touch perfection".

Madrid were always in control at the Bernabeu and took the lead on 24 minutes when Gareth Bale slammed home after a loose ball fell to him inside the penalty area, on the night when the Wales global made his British record 117th La Liga appearance.

Both Kroos and Modric didn't feature in Friday's training session with the rest of their teammates prior to the game against Getafe in the 27th round of La Liga. In the last five head to head records between these two sides, Real Madrid has won all the five matches against Getafe. "We will all travel one way or the other, then you will see the team on Tuesday".

Getafe's hopes of getting back into the game were dealt a blow just two minutes into the second half when Loic Remy was sent off for a second yellow. The title will go down to the wire and we'll fight until the end.

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His moment did come, however, in the 78th minute when he headed in substitute Marcelo's cross at the near post. "I am also happy with how Theo played".

While there was some debate as to whether Ronaldo had already reached 300 LaLiga goals after netting a brace against Alaves last weekend - a free-kick against Real Sociedad during the 2010/2011 campaign which went in via a heavy deflection off team-mate Pepe the reason for the uncertainty - the numbers remain impressive reading.

"Cristiano will be there", he said.

Tuesday's trip to the Parc des Princes will be Zidane's first return to France as a coach.

"The atmospheres in the stadium, we are used to all that", he said.

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