Nacho, a Real Madrid player, made controversial statements after his side’s two-goal loss to Real Sociedad in matchday 33 of the Spanish Liga.
Real Madrid’s balance sheet is frozen at 68 points, they are second in the La Liga standings, 14 points behind Barcelona, who currently lead with 82 points.
Real Madrid star: “For this reason, any team can win with us!”
Nacho said in statements after the meeting: “If we don’t do our best in the remaining period, any team will beat us. Today we played the whole game badly. We have to focus again because the final is coming.
He continued, “In the next 10 days, important things will be at stake. We have to get together quickly, prepare for the cup final and play better.
And he continued: “Thinking about the cup final? If you say we don’t have that mentality, I’m lying to you. We always try to go out and win, but we are far from La Liga, so we do not play our best version. We have worked hard, any team can win the remaining games of this season.
He added: “There have been mistakes in defense and we have faced many mistakes in the league this season. Everything became very difficult.
He concluded by saying: “The Carvajal red card affected us and it was difficult.