Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admit his side is ready for their Spanish rival Barcelona in the La Liga clash.
Madrid will be without captain Sergio Ramos in the game due to injury in his left leg, the captain missed the Champion League clash against Liverpool.
Speaking with the media Zidane stated that: “We’re preparing for it in the same way as the other day. We know its going to be a difficult game, very demanding, but we’re ready. We’ve had a few days to recover and we’re ready for the game”.
“Atletico have the advantage because they play first. Whatever happens the league wont be decided until the end. It’s a very competitive and great competition and every team is capable of winning and we won’t know until the end.
“There’s still a lot of points left to play for. We have improved a lot defensively and we will have to put in a great performance if we want to win. The season isn’t over and we haven’t won anything. We have to keep working hard and be very focused.”
The French man also stated that his team is working very hard to stay positive in all competition they are present in.
“We’re working hard every day and preparing things and we want to continue doing what we’re doing. There’s still a long way to go, we’re in a good form and have to keep this up. There’s a lot at stake and there’s a lot to play for. We’re alive in both competitions and we’re going to try to stay in it.”