Real held by Celta Vigo

Florence Fletcher
January 9, 2018

The Galacticos looked to be heading towards victory at Balaidos on Sunday after Gareth Bale's first-half brace saw them leading 2-1, only for Celta to hit back in the final eight minutes to rescue a draw.

Madrid have a match in hand, but now trail Barca by a massive 16 points after Ernesto Valverde's side defeated Levante 3-0 at the Nou Camp.

The draw saw Madrid's winless streak away from the Bernabeu stretch to four games, their worst run in nearly 10 years.

Zinedine Zidane has insisted he won't still be the manager of Real Madrid in 10 years, and expressed his desire to prove himself as a coach during hard moments.

"Tomorrow will be another day and we will go back to work and think about the next matches".

Zidane led Real Madrid to La Liga, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Spanish Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup victories in 2017.

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"We are not going to go insane".

Zidane added that the result was not acceptable to him or his players.

With Madrid's poor run of form in every trophy they are competing for whether its a the Champions League or their La Liga defense, Zidane is expecting to face several criticisms as the second half of the season shapes up.

"We can't be happy with that".

"We made a lot of errors, we gave the ball away a lot, something we don't normally do and we did it at important moments in the game, when we could have caused them more damage", coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters. I know that many coaches aren't able to take their minds off the job, but I do have that ability. "We lost possession too much".

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