Isco: We did what we had to do to stay top

Isco: We did what we had to do to stay top


Real Madrid playmaker Isco says the players are happy to have picked up three points against Las Palmas and remain top of the table but know they have work to do still.

The Spain international got on the scoresheet in the 3-1 win along with Jese and Cristiano Ronaldo. But in a slight disappointment, Los Blanco conceded their first goal at home this campaign.

Real could and should have had more goals had it not been for some inspired goalkeeping by the visiting shot stopper. But overall, player and fans alike will be pleased to pick up the win that sees them remain top of La Liga on goal difference ahead of Barcelona.

Speaking to reporters after the game, Isco stated: “We went into the game with a lot of conviction, we scored very quickly from that moment on we were in a really favourable position. It is a shame that we conceded our first goal at the Bernabéu, but generally speaking the team is doing quite well.

“We have to keep going like this, that is to say, improving. We are happy with the three points and the fact we stay top of the table, which is important. We did what we had to, and now it is the turn of the other. That is a pressure point that we hope will keep us at the top.”