Real Madrid’s wing man, Cristiano Ronaldo has maintained his side is a better team than Atletico Madrid despite losing 4-0 by their city rivals on Saturday, February 7, 2015
Fantastic goals from Tiago, Saul, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic handed Diego Simeone’s boys a memorable victory at the Vicente Calderon and cut the gap between the two sides in La Liga to four points.
But Ronaldo, who had a difficult game after returning from suspension, is remaining defiant despite admitting that his team played poorly.
Peaking with Goal.com,he stated, “Real Madrid are better than Atletico but we have to prove it on the field,” the Portuguese told reporters. “Anyway, I think we will win the Liga title at the end of the season.
“Nothing worked today. It is a day to forget. Real Madrid can never lose 4-0 against any team.
“We lacked enthusiasm and we were not mentally or physically fresh. There was little recovery time from Wednesday’s game against Sevilla.”
“The team is fine, but today we made a big mistake,” he stressed. “These were three points that we lost. No more. Not four points.”
Madrid maintains top of La Liga with 54 points from 22 games but second placed Barcelona can close to within one point if they win on Sunday against Athletic Bilbao.
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