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Real Madrid coach Zidane defends Benzema after another blank

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane defended Karim Benzema after victory over Malaga.

Benzema played well, but again failed to score on the day.

"It's been a complicated season in terms of goals for Benzema," Zidane explained in his post-match press conference.

"He'd like to score and he's had chances, he played very well tonight but he lacked a goal.

"He's not going to give up."

Zidane was pleased by his performance and he was also given a warm welcome by the home support.

"I'm happy with his performance and his goal," he intimated.

"He played a great game and I'm happy for him.

"He deserved that great reception, he's been incredibly important for Malaga in the past and today he was important for us."

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