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Cristiano Ronaldo covers his face with a scarf as he makes his way out of a restaurant

The Blaugrana are nine points clear of nearest challengers Atletico Madrid in second place, while Zidane's reigning champions are stuck in fourth, a gargantuan 16 points separating them and their fierce Spanish rivals.

'We have to be sensible, ' he told EFE.

Real Madrid haven't been too impressive at home this season, so we are definitely not tempted by the 1/4 price offered on home win, but we do expect Zinedine Zidane's side to finally show some improvement and record a convincing victory over strong opposition. He is doing very well, acts normally in good times and bad times, and is still the ideal person for Real Madrid.

"The situation is what it is, and we must take the positive, that we are still alive in everything, and move forward".

Out-of-sorts Real Madrid desperately need to return to winning ways after several disappointing results, but they will not have an easy job against revived Villarreal. I can't imagine myself as a coach in two, three years, because things are not like that.

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Bolstering his squad in the January transfer window is not something Zidane will do readily after repeating his stance that signing players out of season is his preferred method.

"We want the fans to come to the stadium to support their team", he said. "But apart from that I think it was a good game".

This was followed by Wednesday's 2-2 Copa del Rey draw at home to Segunda side Numancia, meaning Madrid have won just one of their last four games in all competitions, leading to the first sustained criticism of Zidane's reign.

Gareth Bale, who was rested in midweek, will return to the side after his two goals in Vigo and Zidane will hope his pace can inject some much needed energy into a side that looked flat a week ago. "I know how it goes, nothing more, even with this contract it does not change anything". "He will get back to scoring again".