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Real Madrid coach Zidane welcomes winning return: I feel fantastic

Zinedine Zidane was delighted with a winning return as Real Madrid defeated Celta Vigo 2-0 on Saturday.

Real were comfortable winners thanks to goals from Isco and Gareth Bale.

Zidane said, “I go away happy. We're feeling good and ultimately we've picked up a great result which is what we were looking for. We didn't start brilliantly but that's to be expected, we had to be patient. The end of the first half was better and then after the break we really improved. We finished stronger than we started out and that means we're looking good physically.

“We struggled a bit in the first half but the last ten minutes we did push higher up. The second half was a big improvement. We made some alterations at the break and then looked much better. I liked how often we got in shooting positions and we put in 20 crosses, when you have that many, you up your chances of scoring, which is what we did.

“I felt great. Nothing much has changed but I always feel at home here. I've been involved in almost every area of the club and I feel fantastic. There's a great atmosphere and all I'm thinking about is finishing the season on a high. It wasn't perfect today but there were lots of positives.

"We'd only had three training sessions and now we've got two weeks to work with the players, speak to them and put what we've worked on in training into practice. I hope the next game is better than today's."

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