Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane looks on, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valencia and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
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Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes opponents raise their game when facing the European champions after suffering a shock defeat to Valencia in midweek.Zidane's men face an even stiffer test Sunday when they travel to sixth-placed Villarreal, who have conceded just 15 times in 23 La Liga games this season.Zidane could hand a first start to Welsh winger Gareth Bale in three months at the Ceramic Stadium.Bale made an instant impact as a substitute on his return from ankle ligament damage with Real's second goal in a 2-0 win over Espanyol last weekend.
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