"Focus" is the thing Real lacked in a frantic opening last night, and so Zidane's comments must be taken seriously by his players-their defeat to Valencia is a wake-up call for a side that appeared to be champions-elect amid a hard season for Barcelona.
Back in the summer of 2009, shortly before his world-record move from Manchester United to Real Madrid, Ronaldo was quoted by Goal as telling So Foot magazine: "I love it when people jeer me".
Two goals in the first nine minutes powered Valencia to register their second victory over Madrid in 15 league meetings.
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"It was a high-intensity game". Madrid is playing superb football, now and wants to hold the lead at the top of the table. We started well with the ball, we had chances but we made two errors and they scored two goals.
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'For me, there was no lack of attitude at any moment.
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Real Madrid were determined to secure something from this game but they came up against a Valencia side who had to get something from the contest.
"Last year was a ideal year, but our rivals have studied us". After the game you can learn to make the score and see the video review.
"We're relaxed. It's still in our hands". But since the Italian's resignation at the end of the year and his replacement by Voro Gonzalez, Valencia's performances have improved noticeably and last Sunday's 2-0 win over Athletic Club Bilbao lifted them seven points clear of the relegation zone.
"The truth is we lost the game in the first 10 minutes", Zidane said.