Pepe confident of Real Madrid’s title triumph

Pepe believes that Real Madrid can bounce back from successive defeats and win La Liga.

Real Madrid defender Pepe has insisted that his side can win La Liga this season.

Carlo Ancelotti’s team slipped to third in the league table following a 2-1 away defeat to Sevilla on Wednesday, three points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.

Cristiano Ronaldo gave Los Blancos the lead in the 14th minute at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, but Carlos Bacca restored parity five minutes later.

The 27-year-old striker scored the second and winning goal for Sevilla 18 minutes from full time to consign Madrid to their second successive league defeat.

Madrid lost their 31-match unbeaten run on Sunday when they went down 4-3 at home to Barcelona in the Clasico.

However, Pepe is confident that he and his teammates will bounce back from back-to-back defeats and claims that they can still win the championship.

I would like to congratulate Sevilla, we tried to win but couldn't manage it,” he told the club's official website.

“There are still matches left and it's still possible. This has nothing to do with the Clasico. That's football. We have to be ready to win Saturday's match against Rayo (Vallecano).

"We are playing well, we applied pressure, but it's the small things. We have to concentrate better at certain points and know how to read the game.

“Now we have no room for error. We have to fight knowing who is in the battle for the Liga, and knowing that there is no room for mistakes.”

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