Real Madrid finished the capital derby with certain sadness. Los Blancos were superior to Atlético Madrid but in the minute 85 Griezmann prevented the Real Madrid’s victory. It looked like it was going to be a a difficult afternoon for the players of Zidane, but Barcelona lost against Málaga in a very poor game of the team managed by Luis Enrique. These were very good news for Real Madrid because Barcelona was playing in a high level in the last matches, highlighting Messi, Neymar and Luis Suárez and with this defeat Real Madrid can afford to lose or tie in EL Clásico. We must add that Los Blancos have a game postponed that can increase even more the distance with Barcelona.
Zidane was really affected in the press conference after the draw against Atlético Madrid, confirming that he was very disappointed with yesterday’s derby. Now Los Blancos have the chance to improve their performance on Wednesday in the Champions League match against Bayern Munich. After this game, they will receive Sporting Gijón, a rival who in the low part of the table. Before El Clásico, the team managed by Zidane will play the second leg against Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabéu and only five days later they will receive Barcelona (April 23). This will be a very important game where Real Madrid can increase their distance repeat to Barcelona to six points.
After El Clásico, Los Blancos will have six regular season games remaining, two of them at Santiago Bernabéu, Valencia (April 30) and Sevilla (May 14) and they will visit Deportivo de la Coruña (April 26), Granada (May 7) and Málaga (May21). After these games Los Blancos have a postponed match against Celta Vigo without date yet.
These are the games Los Blancos must play until the end of the regular season. Now the team managed by Zinedine Zidane must focus on the Champions League tie because it will be a very tough game against one of the most powerful teams in Europe.