Actual Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has admitted he and his teammates should have “performed one thing fairly badly” to be up to now behind rivals Barcelona this season.
Los Blancos are 18 factors off Ernesto Valverde’s league leaders in La Liga, and had been left additional disenchanted by a 2-2 draw towards Levante on Saturday.
And Ramos, who scored his aspect’s opening objective at Estadi Ciutat de València, has made clear his view that Actual Madrid want to enhance.
“We should have performed one thing fairly badly as a result of it isn’t regular to be this distant from Barcelona,” he mentioned – quoted by Marca.
“We’ve got dropped so many factors in matches the place now we have been in management. It has been one among our worst years and the Champions League is all that is left.
“We should be united as that is the one manner we’ll do one thing in that competitors.”
Actual Madrid twice led and had been twice pegged again by Levante, with Giampaolo Pazzini scoring a late equaliser.
Requested in regards to the causes for an additional slip-up, Ramos added: “There’s rather a lot to analyse, it is true that at instances we seem like dominating and in management. Then as soon as they’ve had a shot rebound off Keylor Navas, we make a mistake.
“We’ve got to have a look at this as a result of we’re nonetheless alive within the Champions League.
“It bothers us all, not simply myself, while you do the tough factor by coming again and going forward and then you definitely draw with 5 minutes left.
“In soccer, these items occur, however Actual Madrid have an obligation to play effectively. We need to give a superb account of ourselves.”
Actual Madrid are subsequent in motion towards Actual Sociedad in La Liga, earlier than their Champions League final 16 conflict with Paris Saint-Germain.