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Real Madrid coach Zidane: Why I shouted at final whistle

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was delighted with the manner of their 2-1 win at Granada.

Zidane has explained the reasoning behind his reaction to the full-time whistle at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes.

The Real Madrid boss let out a shout of relief as Real Madrid moved to within two points of the LaLiga Santander title with victory over Granada.

"I shouted because I was happy and because you suffer in football," Zidane said afterwards.

"It was normal to shout because they were three very important points.

"I shouted to tell my players that they'd have an impressive game.

"I'm happy for them."

Los Blancos dug deep in the second period as Granada went in search of an equaliser.

"We had a very good first half, impressive with the ball," Zidane added.

"The second half wasn't as good but that's because our opponents played.

"To get somewhere in LaLiga, you have to suffer a bit and we came through it was a team.

"We have to be proud of the team.

"We're got two games left and we haven't won anything yet.

"That's the reality, but there are six points left.

"When we started the season, we wanted to win LaLiga, but it hasn't arrived just yet."

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