Zidane: 'Real Madrid prepared for Paris Saint-Germain test'

Neymar Ronaldo

Neymar Ronaldo

"I haven't heard any official representative of Real Madrid say anything about Neymar", Ronaldo said.

Ronaldo however completed his hat-trick nine minutes from time converting from close range after Geronimo Rulli palmed Gareth Bale's shot into his path.

But Tavares got his second from the penalty spot to equalise for Olivier Dall'Oglio's side before Kwon Chang-Hoon scored the victor six minutes from time to earn back-to-back wins for just the second time this season.

Sociedad twice pulled back to within three goals in the second half courtesy of substitute Jon Bautista and former Real midfielder Asier Illarramendi.

Real Madrid are willing to allow young forward Marco Asensio to leave for Chelsea in the summer - but only if they are given Eden Hazard in return. But I think that the team is ready.

Madrid has had a disappointing season and needed a strong performance before PSG visits the Santiago Bernabeu in the last 16.

With Zidane giving Isco less substantial starts in the La Liga where Real Madrid's title defence has been shattered emphatically by Clasico rivals FC Barcelona, rumours of Spanish global joining forces with the likes of Guardiola, Mourinho and Pochettino have been increased subsequently.

Ronaldo - who has hit 15 home LaLiga goals against La Real, his favourite opponents at the Bernabeu - had a slow start to the campaign but has been resurgent since the mid-season break, scoring seven goals - more than any other player in LaLiga in 2018.

Nacho and Casemiro were also given the night off against Sociedad.

It was also eye-catching that Luka Modric was subbed out of Saturday's game just after the hour mark. PSG has a big point to prove after being humiliated 6-1 by Barcelona at the same stage previous year - with Neymar PSG's chief tormentor that night.

Marco Asensio was involved in nearly every single goal that Madrid scored on the night.

However, speaking during a postmatch press conference after a 1-0 win away at Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Saturday, Emery admitted that Motta had not proved his fitness, so will not be starting against the two-time defending champions in Spain.

Neymar finds the net again!

Paris Saint-Germain have won all 20 Ligue 1 Conforama fixtures this season in which they've scored the first goal.

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