Marcelo claims Real Madrid are ‘sinking’ and in ‘one of a misfortune situations’ he’s experienced

Real Madrid players feel like their La Liga pretension hopes are “sinking” into a black hole after they let a 2-1 lead opposite Celta Vigo trip by their fingers in a final 8 minutes, withdrawal them 16 points adrift of leaders Barcelona.

Real were heading with 8 mins to go opposite Celta after Gareth Bale’s quick-fire double had overturned Daniel Wass’ opening strike.

But Maxi Gomez’s headed idea in a 82nd notation ensured a compare finished in a 2-2 pull and piled some-more pain on Zinedine Zidane’s side, who had mislaid 3-0 to arch rivals and exile leaders Barca in their final Liga outing.

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    Keylor Navas – 7 out of 10

    At error for a final idea though really small he could do about a other two

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    Dani Carvajal – 4

    Sent off for an asocial sport in a second half

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    Raphael Varane – 5

    Did his best though was left unconditionally unprotected for Suarez’s opener

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    Sergio Ramos – 5

    Stayed on a representation – for a change – though isn’t a defender he once was anymore

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    Marcelo – 6

    Got brazen good early though faded

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    Casemiro – 5

    Left his behind 4 unprotected for Suarez’s goal. Subbed shortly after

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    Luka Modric – 6

    Wasn’t his common self notwithstanding starting a diversion well

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    Mateo Kovacic – 6

    Did a pursuit on Messi for vast tools of a diversion though didn’t do adequate a other way

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    Toni Kroos – 6

    Not his excellent display

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    Cristiano Ronaldo – 6

    Flashed signs of his category though not adequate to give his side a approach back. Snatched during a integrate of chances when passes would have been a improved option

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    Karim Benzema – 7

    Should have finished improved with initial half header. Lacked use as diversion progressed

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    Marc-Andre Ter Stegen – 7

    Saved good in a first-half though became comparatively untroubled

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    Sergi Roberto – 8

    Kept Ronaldo on a comparatively brief control and got brazen well

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    Gerard Pique – 8

    His best opening of a season. Excellent

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    Thomas Vermaelen – 7

    Considering his miss of personification time a extensive arrangement underneath pressure

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    Jordi Alba – 7

    Got brazen good while always tracking back

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    Paulinho – 7

    Brilliant again. An unsung favourite who was mostly Barca’s biggest aggressive threat

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    Ivan Rakitic – 7

    Excellent opposite Real’s challenging midfield. Created a opener brilliantly

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    Sergio Busquets – 8

    At his absolute best. His restraint for a opener set Barca on their way

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    Andres Iniesta – 7

    Not utterly a change he once was though still a grand customer

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    Lionel Messi – 9

    The categorical male as ever. Scored a second from a mark before creation a third in style

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    Luis Suarez – 7

    Quiet for vast tools though took his idea superbly

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“It is how it looks from a outward – we are sad, indignant and we feel like we are sinking,” Brazilian defender Marcelo told reporters. “It is one of a misfortune situations I’ve gifted here.

“We’ll try to work tough and quarrel so we can win a subsequent diversion though we don’t like this conditions during all, it’s formidable given a some-more games we pull or remove a some-more vigour we are under.”

The final time Real were 16 points behind a Liga leaders was during Jose Mourinho’s tension-filled final debate in 2012-13, when they finished 15 points adrift of Barca.

“There’s zero else we can do other than keep a heads adult and quarrel and do a best to start winning again,” combined Marcelo, who has won 4 La Liga and 3 Champions League titles given fasten Real in 2007. “We can’t do anything more, we’re perplexing to play good football, to pierce a round around and measure goals though it’s not entrance off.”

Real manager Zidane customarily leaps to a counterclaim of his players after disastrous formula though he was not in a forgiving mood on Sunday.

“The categorical thing we lacked currently was we didn’t play a second half,” pronounced a Frenchman, who final deteriorate guided Real to their initial Liga and European Cup double given 1958. “We played really good in a initial 45 mins though not in a second half and a diversion lasts 90 minutes.”

Zidane also refused to criticism on either or not his side were out of a pretension race.

“We’re not going to speak about a joining any weekend. If we keep losing points we’re not going to get there. We have to concentration on any diversion now and try to win them,” he said.

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