Real's defeat left them trailing the Liga leaders by seven points.
â€śWhat is important for us, however, is to keep working without worrying about what others are doing. There is seventeen games remaining, and Madridâ€™s slip at Pamplona should serve as an alert to us.â€ť
The defender also stood up for France teammate Karim Benzema, the Real striker.
Abidal added: â€śHe is a player who has many qualities and is working hard. He is a major player for Real Madrid, and I think that he is very focused.â€ť