Neymar wanted me to stay at PSG, reveals Matuidi

Neymar wanted me to stay at PSG, reveals Matuidi

Neymar wanted me to stay at PSG, reveals Matuidi

Real Madrid returned to winning ways in La Liga courtesy of a 3-1 victory over 10-man Getafe at the Bernabeu on Saturday night.

But Gareth Bale - who broke David Beckham's record for most appearances for a British player in La Liga - opened the scoring against before Ronaldo doubled the lead.

Francisco Portillo restored some hope for the visitors with a goal in the 65th minute but Getafe struggled to inspire a comeback with a numerical disadvantage on their back.

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has said he is unsure if midfielder pair Toni Kroos and Luka Modric will be fit in time to face Paris Saint-Germain in midweek.

Zidane, however, has insisted that Los Blancos will not lost focus on the night.

A comfortable win over Getafe saw Real Madrid remain in third in the La Liga table and close the gap on the leaders Barcelona to twelve points, although our rivals get the chance to extend that lead again when they meet second in the table Atletico Madrid on Sunday. "It was important to win before a match like we have on Tuesday", Zidane said. It was very important to put in a disciplined, all-round decent performance.

Marcelo, back from injury, also came on for 25 minutes as a substitute, and is likely now to face PSG, but the same can not be said of injured duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, who were both absent again.

"What we have to do is play our game without thinking about the atmosphere", he explained.

"I don't know, they haven't trained with us", he remarked.

"We know what Kroos and Modric have done in this team, but we can just look to Tuesday's game and see who we will play".

"But my choice was made and I would have been frustrated at the end of my career not to try to play overseas". "We were very good against Getafe, but now we must think about Tuesday".

"He's going to be in Paris and I'm very happy because he is going through a very good moment", Zidane, however, said.

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