Marcos Llorente scored the only goal as Atletico Madrid beat Elche 1-0 to strengthen their grip on top spot in LaLiga.
Luck played no part in Atletico Madrid's dramatic win at Elche, according to Marcos Llorente, despite a late penalty miss by the hosts.
Atletico hold a narrow lead over Barcelona, Real Madrid and Sevilla in a thrilling title race that Diego Simeone thinks has boosted LaLiga.
Raphael Varane was asked about rumoured Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe and head coach Zinedine Zidane.
Though thrilled with Real Madrid snatching a late victory against Elche, Zinedine Zidane wants to see his side get points wrapped up sooner.
Karim Benzema struck twice to complete a comeback victory over Elche and keep Real Madrid's title hopes alive.
Real Madrid have Sergio Ramos and Eden Hazard available to face Elche after their respective injury lay-offs.
There are suggestions Real Madrid could lose both first-choice centre-backs, but Zinedine Zidane hopes to keep them.
Ronald Koeman is not asking for any more from Lionel Messi, saying his Barcelona team-mates must improve.
Lionel Messi had a hand in all three goals as Barcelona cruised past Elche to fuel hope they can reel in LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid.