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The ex Barcelona man also took time out to criticise former Real boss Jose Mourinho's style

TWO penalties helped Real Madrid to a healthy 3-0 win in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey tie with second-tier Numancia, while Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw as the La Liga giants rested their stars.

Real travelled to Vigo without Dani Carvajal, striker Karim Benzema and captain Sergio Ramos while Celta, who knocked Real out of the King's Cup last season, were emboldened after drawing 1-1 with Barca in the Cup on Thursday.

Real Madrid is in need of points to resurrect its league season, and it returns to action in La Liga for the first time since falling to rival Barcelona when it travels to Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Keylor Navas then saved a second-half penalty from Iago Aspas before Maxi Gomez nodded Celta level with just eight minutes left. "We are talking about an English player and a young player - he is a good prospect for Chelsea".

Real coach Zidane usually leaps to the defence of his players after negative results but he was not in a forgiving mood on Sunday.

"It is one of the worst situations I've experienced here", added the 29-year-old who has been with the club for over a decade.

Ronaldo has allegedly become disillusioned at Real Madrid, with comments from the club's president about trying to sign Neymar being poorly received by the forward. Problems in a player's life can result in injuries.

"We're not going to talk about the league every weekend". After 16 games they have 31 points which they have accumulated from nine wins and four draws, while they have scored 30 goals and conceded 14 times.

Los Blancos know there can be no more slip ups given the ever-widening gap to Barcelona at the top of the table, and that should see the visitors take the game to Celta - leading to an open encounter.

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