Zidane sick of Real 'robbery' jibes after Juve game

Keylor Navas

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The Galacticos progressed to the semi-finals by the skin of their teeth, nearly blowing a 3-0 first-leg lead against Juventus but ultimately going through thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's 97rd-minute penalty in Madrid to win 4-3 on aggregate.

It's embarrassing when people talk about a robbery.

"I'm disgusted when people say it was a robbery". Nobody can change the history of this club, what it has achieved.

Zidane, however, maintains his team fully deserved to go through. "And when you are the best, it creates jealousy".

"People are a bit obsessed [with Madrid], but we can do nothing about that", he said. I didn't think it could happen, and yet it did.

Buffon was sent off for dissent on the pitch and then vented his anger off it too, by saying Oliver lacked personality and should have watched the game at home with his wife.

"What Buffon said, he said", Zidane said. "He was stressed, his feelings were heated".

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"We can't change that, but I'll always defend my players".

Real Madrid head to Malaga this weekend still on a high following their dramatic aggregate win against Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday night. It's like if the UEFA hand us the UCL title back in September, this get's me very mad.

Roberto Rosales hit a free-kick just over the crossbar and sloppy Madrid play led to a great chance for the hosts just before the break as Casemiro was robbed by Iturra, but the midfielder fired into the legs of Keylor Navas.

Málaga are bottom of the league and maybe they don't deserve to be there. It's a shame they talk about us stealing, it makes me angry.

He added: "It will be more hard after the Champions League match because the effort has been enormous, but we have managed, very well, the three days (since the game) and now we are ready for another league match".

Saturday's prematch news conference ahead of Sunday evening's La Liga trip to bottom side Malaga was completely dominated by questions about a supposed "anti-madridista" tone to the media coverage.

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