Zinedine Zidane’s assistant coach David Bettoni heaped praise on players after their crucial 4-1 victory over Alaves in La Liga.
took the lead through
’s header then
thumped in his first before
made it three for the visitors.
pulled one back but Benzema made it 4-1 in the 70th minute of the game.
The victory moved Real Madrid to within four points of La Liga leadersAtletico Madrid
was forced to watch the game from home after testing positive for Covid-19 on Saturday meaning assistant
took the Spanish champions on their trip to Mendizorroza.
The assistant coach was content with the players’ performance after back-to-back defeats.
“I was very happy with the game and with the attitude of the players,”
he told a post-match interview with Marca
“I have already spoken with Zidane and he told me to congratulate the players and nothing more.
“Now we have to move on and think about the next game and rest a bit before next weekend.”
Zidane is expected to miss Real Madrid’s next game with Levante as he has gone into self-isolation, but he will be back for the game against Huesca on February 6.