Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said a "serious performance" in Saturday's 3-1 La Liga victory at home to Getafe was the ideal warm-up for their Champions League second leg at Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday.
The decision to give Ronaldo a night off was understandable given that Real's season rests on claiming an unprecedented third consecutive Champions League crown as they prepare for Tuesay's last 16 second leg at PSG holding a 3-1 lead.
And Real Madrid need to start picking up points quickly, with neighbours Atletico 10 points clear in second. "We played well, created chances, but things didn't go our way in the end".
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It was Real's first defeat by the Catalans in 11 years after the latest in a long line of insipid displays without Ronaldo that highlight how important the evergreen 33-year-old - who has scored 12 goals in his last seven appearances - is to the side. When things go wrong you can't just think about that, you have to look at the positives. He nearly had a second late on but a curling shot nipped the post.
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Marcelo, back from injury, also came on for 25 minutes as a substitute, and is likely now to face PSG, but the same can not be said of injured duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, who were both absent again. The result keeps Real Madrid in the top three in La Liga, but most importantly keeps their momentum going ahead of a crucial match in the Champions League.
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"They still have not trained with us", Zidane told reporters on Saturday.
Real had looked like they would have to settle for a one-goal advantage at the interval until the predator supreme Ronaldo made it 2-0 on the cusp of half-time.
Getafe's task became even tougher two minutes into the second half as Remy, previously of Chelsea and Newcastle, clattered Nacho in the neck with his arm. Ronaldo heads home at the back post after a deep cross, but the linesman decides that he pushed a defender to get there.
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