Zinedine Zidane Overjoyed with Real Madrid star's Rejuvenated Form
20:16, Feb 20, 2018
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Zidane watched on as his players trained with smiles on their faces following Sunday's thrilling 5-3 victory over Real Betis, a result which left them a point behind third-placed Valencia with a game in hand.
Real had come from behind to beat Paris St-Germain 3-1 in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie last week.
Aissa Mandi and a Nacho own goal saw Betis' first-half superiority rewarded, while Sergio Leon gave the hosts late hope until Benzema struck in stoppage time. With his goal against Betis, he has now scored in 264 different games for Real Madrid, a record held by the legendary Raul.
The former Lyon attacker has scored seven goals in 27 games across all competitions this season, as Real only have the Champions League to play for. If I am to continue, before the end of the season I will tell you.
"In the last few matches, I think there has been an improvement, sincerely".
Zidane was a big fan of Bale and played a key role in signing him from Spurs, but he has lost faith in the Welshman more recently after a string of injury worries.
The 45-year-old, who is set to be without Toni Kroos for a fortnight due to a knee injury, said: "We performed very well the other night and now we've got to focus on our bread and butter, which is LaLiga". It was uncharacteristically poor defending from the Spaniard, who has been a standout performer in an otherwise porous defensive line.
The majority of civilian casualties - 65 percent - were from anti-government groups, with 42 percent attributed to the Taliban . Yamamoto, who also heads UNAMA, expressed deep concern at the increased harm to civilians caused by suicide attacks.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion played in her first competitive match since winning last year's Australian Open final. Their pairing for the dead-rubber looked set to be a final, feel-good victory lap for the Americans.
The new X4 also features standard navigation and the newest iDrive system, which includes improved voice recognition. There will be a few models available at launch, with the usual suspects of powertrain options as well as a new one.
Hundreds of thousands of the Muslim minority have fled what the United Nations has called a textbook example of ethnic cleansing. Boris Johnson confronted Aung San Suu Kyi over the plight of Rohingya muslim refugees today as they held talks in Burma.
We are tracking some more active weather for Thursday through Saturday with scattered rain/snow chances each day. Outside of that, rainfall accumulations will be anywhere from 1-2 inches, with higher amounts south of I-70.
After the story went up this morning, Kirk & Callahan at WEEI exposed Borges by tweeting out the text chain. But then I was just like, whatever, screw it, I'll just call him and he's gonna know it's not Don Yee .
It isn't clear if The Surge 2 multiplayer will be a thing, but I can definitely see the potential for an awesome co-op experience. Combat is more brutal and tactical than ever , with even more options thanks to an expanded limb targeting system .
Mr Khan, 23, a communications student, was attacked and killed by a mob on the campus after a dormitory debate about religion. In 2011, a bodyguard assassinated Punjab Governor Salman Taseer after he called for the blasphemy laws to be reformed.
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She may be busy preparing for her upcoming wedding but that hasn't stopped Meghan Markle from winning more fans around the world. George's Hall of the Windsor Castle where they will be joined by the newlyweds after their carriage procession.
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Warner left England in trouble at 34-3 in the fourth over when he ran out Dawid Malan with a direct hit. Power openers Jason Roy and Alex Hales departed early which saw momentum grind to a halt.