Ronaldo did alternatively provide the 200th help of his profession for crew-mate Isco in Los BLancos 2-zero win over Espanyol on the Bernabeu.
The Portuguese is suffering to seek out his capturing accuracy alternatively.
He has tried extra photographs with out scoring (22) than another participant in La Liga this season.
Zidane stated he was hoping Ronaldo would destroy his duck within the subsequent league recreation at Getafe on Octber 14.
“It is not that [Ronaldo] is tired, just the opposite – he was out [suspended] for a lot of games,” he stated.
“We are slightly dissatisfied for him as he has no longer but scored in La Liga, however that is soccer.
“His help for Isco used to be extra special.
“I am hoping issues trade within the subsequent recreation.”
Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas stated the all-spherical contribution Ronaldo used to be making “should be valued like goals.”
“Ronaldo is fine,” he stated. “There isn’t any wish to at all times be so exhausting [on him].
“He did superb paintings, defended when he needed to.
“He gave the help for Isco and, when he had the ball and may just no longer pull off a transfer, he handed it to a participant in a greater place.
“These main points must be valued as though they have been objectives too. He is a vital participant for us.
“It turns out that if he does no longer ranking in a recreation, other folks say there’s something flawed.
“He ratings objectives in essential video games, and the crew wishes gamers like that.”
The win lifted Madrid to 5th position in La Liga with 14 issues from their first seven video games, nonetheless seven adrift of leaders Barcelona.
Speaking about Ronaldo ahead of Madrid’s 2-zero victory over Espanyol on Sunday, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez stated: “We should be proud to have the most efficient participant on the earth, Cristiano Ronaldo.
“Four Ballons d’Or and on how you can a 5th, 4 Golden Boots, the primary winner of The Best and on his approach to the second one.
“He is the highest goalscorer within the historical past of Real Madrid. He is the most efficient instance of Madridista DNA: ability and ambition.”