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Benzema won't give up on title hope

Karim Benzema insists Real Madrid still have a chance of winning La Liga this season.

Madrid are already 11 points behind Barcelona, a deficit never made up in Spain before.

“Certainly things were down after the defeat to Betis in Seville. We were a little dejected, but thanks to the nice win in the derby against Atletico, our heads have raised,” Benzema told AS today.

“Now we are back on track to try and win the League. The championship is not over. Of course we believe we can catch Barcelona! We believe in the comeback, nothing is decided and we will contonue fighting to win the title.

“We remember well how last season in March, we had 10 points more than Barca and then they returned to being very close to us. They had their chances then, so we must fight for the title. But, yes, we also cannot lose any more points.”

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