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Real Madrid coach Zidane shrugs off Benzema's surprise strop

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has shrugged off Karim Benzema's strop during victory at Valencia.

Benzema threw a wobbler when substituted by Zidane, who has long stood by his fellow Frenchman.

Afterwards, Zidane insisted he didn't feel let down by Benzema's behaviour.

"All players are upset when they are replaced, it does not matter," said Zidane. "What's important is the result.

"And Karim is happy, like me and all of us."

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