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Real Madrid coach Zidane expects tough Valladolid test

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane expects a tough clash today against Real Valladolid.

Zidane says their Champions League clash with Atalanta must be put to one side.

He said, “It would be a mistake to think about Wednesday's game already. We've got a LaLiga game on Saturday and we'll concentrate on that because it's the most important thing heading into what's to come. We've had a fantastic week, so now it's time to demonstrate all we've been doing on the pitch.

"It's a crucial game and we know it'll be tough because Valladolid are at home, in need of the points and they'll give it everything. We want to see a great performance from the first minute until the end. There are 45 points to play for and we're going to focus on ourselves without worrying about what other teams are doing. Everyone has to make their own way and we have to follow our path and take it game by game.

"Our motivation comes from our day-to-day preparations to get ready to play. That's what we have to show and we're lucky enough to be here enjoying ourselves day in day out. We're still in two competitions, LaLiga and the Champions League and we're going to go all out in both of them and give it everything we've got until the end of the season."

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