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Asensio pushing for place in Zidane's team at PSG — Real Madrid

20 February 2018, 08:13 | Sheila Mcguire

Kroos and his Real team-mates celebrated as they triumphed 3-1 on Wednesday evening

Kroos and his Real team-mates celebrated as they triumphed 3-1 on Wednesday evening

"We knew we were under pressure at 2-1 and had to turn the game around, but we did and again this will help us gain confidence. I'll keep the fact that we scored five".

"It was a real end-to-end affair, a bit of a frantic game, but I enjoyed it".

Ceballos completed only 268 minutes of competitive action across all competitions for Real Madrid this season, which included four Champions League cameo appearances and 3 Copa del Rey games.

Asensio opened the scoring in the eight-goal thriller, however, inspired by Joaquin, Real Betis took a 2-1 lead into the break.

"I want to get to the end of the season".

Marco Asensio grabbed the headlines with a brace but Zidane also singled out Cristiano Ronaldo for praise after the Portugal global netted his 10 goal in his last six appearances.

Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio has revealed he has received offers to join five clubs, including Premier League sides Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal.

The attacking midfielder has been threatening the previously assumed attacking pecking-order at Madrid, with the "BBC" trio of Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo no longer certain after an indifferent first half of the season. "They are playing very well at the moment". "We have improved and we played fantastically well". Zidane opted for a rotated line-up after his side's midweek victory in the Champions League and it looked to have cost him dearly - but his players seemed determined to avoid another upset.

The 45-year-old acknowledges there will come a time when the club will want to make a change, but does not see that happening anytime soon. It was uncharacteristically poor defending from the Spaniard, who has been a standout performer in an otherwise porous defensive line.

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