Celta de Vigo - Real Madrid

James: "We deserved the win"

NEWS | 26/04/2015

"The team is looking really good, in incredible shape", declared Marcelo. 
James Rodríguez spoke to the media after the win at Balaídos and declared that Real Madrid were well worth the three points: "It was a good match. Both teams played with a lot of intensity, it was a great game and we deserved the win. I think that the fans were able to enjoy a terrific game".

"Celta looked to play and left spaces and, when there are spaces, Real Madrid are a lot more dangerous and have players who can take advantage of that. They were attacking a lot and I think that in the second half we managed to control the game".

Season run-in
"I felt good out on the pitch, comfortable, but I want to highlight the work everyone did because I think that they put in an excellent match and it's three points that mean we're battling for La Liga to the end. We're fighting for everything".

Marcelo: "We have to keep this up right to the end".

"We're thinking about La Liga and the Champions League, and we can only win and wait. There are five matchdays to go and we have to be focused at all times".

"He's in great form. He deserves what is happening to him now for the way he works in training and the patience he has shown".

Marcelo: "The team is looking really good, in incredible shape"
"We knew how important the game was, that it was going to be tough and that we were going to be made to sweat. It's always difficult to play here, but we've managed to get the win. They have a lot of quality, they pressed us high up and made things difficult, but we were able to play well".

The race for the title and the Champions League
"For me, both competitions are very difficult, but we're going to treat every game like a cup final and give our all in every one of them. The team is looking really good, in incredible shape. We're confident, we can't relax. We're going to be in there fighting. Our aim is really clear in our minds and we're going to give everything right up until the last moment".

"He works really hard and helps the team. He's in a good moment of form and he has never given in or stopped helping the team. He has a lot of quality, he's a top player who trains hard and it's good for the team if he stays".