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'I have a great team and this result gives us a boost': Zinedine Zidane hails 's El Clasico victory but admits LaLiga title challengers have endured a 'difficult week' Zinedine Zidane reflected on 'a difficult week' after beat Barcelona  Real downed their historic rivals with Vincius Jr and Mariano Diaz on target  The LaLiga giants suffered defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League Zidane told his players to use the Clasico as an opportunity to bounce back

By Pete Jenson for MailOnline

Published: 23:52 GMT, 1 March 2020 | Updated: 00:06 GMT, 2 March 2020

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Zinedine Zidane hailed his 'great' team after their El Clasico victory over Barcelona - but reflected back on a tough week for the LaLiga title hopefuls.

Real suffered defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League last-16 first leg at the Bernabeu to leave the club teetering on the cusp of a premature European exit.

But Zidane's men bounced back in style at the same venue against their historic rivals, with Vinicius Jr and Mariano Diaz on target to send Real back to the top of the table.  

Zinedine Zidane hailed his 'great' Real Madrid team after victory over Barcelona in El Clasico

Zinedine Zidane hailed his 'great' team after victory over Barcelona in El Clasico

But the Real boss also reflected on a 'difficult week' for the club despite now topping LaLiga

But the Real boss also reflected on a 'difficult week' for the club despite now topping LaLiga

‘It’s been a difficult week,’ Zidane revealed. ‘We had a tough game against Manchester City and we played well for 80 minutes against them but lost the game.

‘I wouldn’t say the players were affected by the defeat but we did

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