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Solari insists on not giving up

MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 17: Marco Asensio of Real Madrid reacts during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Girona FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on February 17, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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Real Madrid was defeated 2-1 by Girona today in the Spanish La Liga tournament, making title-chances more difficult.

Real Madrid is currently in the third position of the Spanish La Liga tournament with 45 points.

Los Blancos are nine points behind leaders Barcelona and two behind second-place Atletico Madrid.

And after today’s lost 2-1 against Girona, the team is still not losing any hope.

“There’s always the league,” coach Santiago Solari told Four Four Two.

“We have to get up quickly and keep going, all three competitions are still open for us.”

“We came from a very hard journey, we paid for that effort. We tried to overcome, to be fresher with the changes, but we did not achieve it,” he added.

“It is always a cliche to think about the one who is not in [the team].”

“We have to face what we are in. This is a squad with great players, it did not come out and that’s it,” he commented.

“Football is a collective sport and the field is covered with all the players,” he said when asked if Madrid’s defensive problems stemmed from their left.”

“Girona came out very well, very strong and they grew in the second half. We did not find the depth when we were dominated,” the manager concluded.

The next four matches for Real Madrid will be very difficult, as they are set to visit Levante next Sunday, before playing against Barcelona in the Copa del Rey Semifinal second leg.

Then they will play against the Blaugrana once again but in La Liga, and against Ajax in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 leg two.