Real Madrid failed to capitalise on Barcelona’s dropped points just after only managing a 2-2 draw against strugglers Valencia.
Genuine Madrid right-back Marcelo refused to acquire drawn into speculation about Rafael Benitez’s future, saying the players should retain winning for the head coach.
Madrid have been pegged back twice in a 2-2 draw against Valencia on Sunday, finishing the game with 10-men after Mateo Kovacic was shown a straight red card.
Pressure on Benitez is mounting, despite the club sitting just four points behind league leaders Atletico Madrid.
“As a captain, I say we’re with the coach however the players don’t make the decisions,” Marcelo mentioned.
“We will preserve displaying character and preserve giving this image.
“I actually don’t know. That query you need to ask the president.
“We will just try to keep winning.”
Nevertheless, Marcelo refused to produce any excuses for the dropped points against Valencia, with Madrid failing to capitalise on Barcelona’s draw against Espanyol on Saturday.
“This league is the most competitive within the globe,” he said. “We must adjust and to alter we should win games.
“We attempted to win figuring out we’ve to create by far the most with the opportunities, but I will not place any excuses.
“People want to see Madrid win and we are going to usually attempt. We need to enhance our benefits.”
Madrid’s next test inside the league is at residence against Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday.