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Real Madrid coach Zidane dismisses Ramos hand-ball claim for Eibar win: We were f***ing brilliant

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists their victory over Eibar was deserved.

With the score at 2-1 in the final 10 minutes the ball struck Sergio Ramos' elbow inside the box, but referee Jose Luis Munuera Montero waved away calls for a penalty.

"The most important thing is that the referee was sure about it," Zidane said on the incident. "I'm not getting involved, as always. The referee is there to make the call and that's it."

Real Madrid scored two goals in an exceptional first-half display, though Eibar crept back into the game as the night went on.

"I feel really good about everything," Zidane added. "We started the game f***ing brilliantly. We scored two goals but then they had their moments.

"We suffered but we controlled the game. It's normal that we suffer. We started well. They scored a goal and it changes the game. The first 20 minutes were spectacular, with the mobility we had about the pitch.

"We knew how to suffer and control the game. It's a tough place to come to and we even controlled the game from start to finish. This is a fight that's not going to be stopped. We're playing every three days."

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