I want to retire at Real Madrid — Karim Benzema

Real Madrid's coach from France Zinedine Zidane gestures during the match against Real Betis

After the surprising defeat, Los Blancos captain told the media, "It's a f*cking bad start".

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes the harsh treatment meted out to Gareth Bale by his own fans at the Santiago Bernabeu can push the Welshman to greater heights.

According to reports in Spain, the striker will now be subject to a €1billion release clause.

There is plenty of time to improve and we have come out of tougher situations on top.

"We are at the beginning of the season and it will be very long". The psychological boost was tangible.

Compared with Real Madrid, Betis in the played matches since the beginning of the championship earns points exclusively at home meetings.

But he and his Real teammates, looking to recover from an unconvincing start to the season, could not find a way past a stubborn Betis outfit.

Then, in the ninety-fourth minute, the unexpected happened.

The defeat leaves Real Madrid without a win in their three home La Liga games this season and in seventh place in the table, seven points behind leaders Barcelona, who beat Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday.

Barcelona's forward from Argentina Lionel Messi holds the ball next to Barcelona's defender from Portugal Nelson Semedo after the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona against SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona
I want to retire at Real Madrid — Karim Benzema

Bale sealed the points after the break by scoring for the fifth straight match at Anoeta as his pace took him beyond the Sociedad defence before coolly chipping over the advancing Rulli.

Zidane, a hugely popular manager, urged caution.

Benzema, who has scored more than 170 goals for the Spanish champions since joining from Lyon in 2009, will sign a new contract worth a reported €7.5million a year.

In a statement released by Madrid on Wednesday, the club revealed that the Frenchman will be paraded in front of the media at a press conference on Thursday afternoon.

Bilbao midfielder Garcia struck a late consolation for the Basque side in the second minute of time added on.

Luis Muriel's first goal for the club since completing a 20 million euro ($24 million) move from Sampdoria was enough for a 1-0 win.

That unpredictability is what makes football so appealing. We had a good match in San Sebastian [against Real Sociedad]. This season is only just starting. "We are the same players who were winning titles a month ago", said Ramos.

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