Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane lauded matchwinner Isco following his goal and assist during Los Blancos' 2-1 win against former side Malaga
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Isco just casually scored that free-kick, said sorry, and got an ovation. Might be the smoothest thing I've ever seen.— Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) April 15, 2018
"We are happy with [Isco's] game, and with his goal", the Frenchman said. "It is important to score sometimes too.
"He played a great game back home, and I am happy for him and the team. The fans here received him very well, and he deserved that.
"He has been an important player for Malaga, and today he is for Madrid."
"We are happy to be back into third place", he added. "We played a very serious game, respecting the rival, it is not easy to play against a team who maybe do not deserve to be bottom of the table.
"We were not happy after the defeat at home to Juve. We were happy to go through, but not to lose the game. We had to win today, and we did that."