"We can't do anything more, we're trying to play good football, to move the ball around and score goals but it's not coming off".
Real sealed the win with another spot-kick a minute from the end, again won by Vasquez but this time slammed home by substitute Isco, and Baroja Mayoral completed the rout a minute later with a close range header. "It's a good result for us".
Barca coach Ernesto Valverde rested Andres Iniesta, Leo Messi, Jordi Alba and Luis Suarez for the 1-1 draw in the King's Cup away to Celta on Thursday and all four will start against Levante.
ENGLAND global Ross Barkley would be a good addition to the Chelsea squad, manager Antonio Conte said on Friday after media reports the Everton midfielder had undergone a medical.
"In two years, no player has arrived in that position and [in June] we can discuss it. Good opportunity for the club to buy this player". I don't think that he could have done any better on the first goal'.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has insisted that he has no "need" for a new goalkeeper, despite reports suggesting that the club are on the verge of bringing in Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao. "Maybe we do not have enough confidence to play 90 minutes well". Catalonian nationalists proclaimed independence from Spain after a referendum on October 1, precipitating a crisis which is still unresolved.
Tax evasion allegations by Spanish authorities have also damaged Ronaldo's resolve to stay, it's said.
"We do not say goodbye to the Liga because we are Madrid, there is a lot left and these players have shown us what they are capable of", said Butragueno.