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Isco: “It was a well-rounded game and the score line reflects that”

NEWS | 26/04/2017 | Alberto Navarro (La Coruña) | PHOTOGRAPHER: Antonio Villalba

“We played very well, with high intensity and desire”, added James.
Isco scored the team's fifth goal in the win at Riazor and spoke about the Whites' performance: “It was a well-rounded game from the whole team and the score line reflects that. It is great to have 23 players in a squad who can all start, and you see that when the team gets rotated. The key thing is that whoever plays we don't see any respite and for the Real Madrid squad is one of the best in the world”.

“I feel really happy here and with this group everything comes easy. I'm thrilled with how things are going. Each club has their starting line-up and it is important that when other players step in that they play well. We work hard to make the most of the chances that the boss gives us”. 

James: “We have five cup final games in LaLiga”
“I feel happy and really satisfied. We played very well, with high intensity and desire. What we did out there tonight was positive. We have five cup final games in LaLiga, which we have to go into with hunger, and we also have to think about the Champions League. Regardless of who plays, the team always play well. When we have such opportunities, we have to do well as we did today”.

Nacho: “We played 90 spectacular minutes”
“A win against Deportivo was vital after what happened the other day.  The team got back to it and played 90 spectacular minutes. Knowing that Barcelona won, we had to go for it at Riazor. We're all giving it our best and the team winning is what we're focussed on, so that we can fight for these titles and achieve our goals”. 

Lucas: “We're aiming to win LaLiga and to do so we've got to win five games”.

“Zidane is doing great things, he has us all fired up and we have had a great season. We rely on ourselves in LaLiga and we are in the semi-finals of the Champions League. We all feel important and want to win titles for this badge”.

Lucas Vázquez: "The team put on a good show"
"We're treating each game as if it were a cup final and we've now got five more to come in LaLiga. The team put in a good performance. It was a very important night and we have to be pleased with the win. In view of what's at stake, we're really up for this. We're aiming to win LaLiga and to do so we've got to win five games. We work hard each day to perform to our best".

Varane: "We're a brilliant, united group"
"I'm very pleased to be back out and playing. I was raring to play and I told the coach that he could count on me. I didn't want to let my teammates, the fans or the coach down. We're in very good shape and we're a brilliant, united group. We've got a very happy dressing room and you can see that out on the pitch".

Isco's talent
"We've got a strong side and we know that if we show focus in every minute we'll end up lifting some silverware. There's a great deal of quality in this squad and everyone needs to play their part. There are a lot of games and we need everyone's help. Isco has got incredible quality and it's a pleasure to see him in action in each training session and in all of the games. He's got enormous talent".