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Zidane: Real Madrid fell apart after the first goal from Valencia. I have no excuses

The head coach of Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane summed up the results of the match of the 9th round of the Spanish Championship, in which his charges lost to Valencia with a score of 1: 4.

“After the first goal, it was as if we slowed down a bit and changed the dynamics of what we were doing. There can be no excuses on my part. After the first goal, we just fell apart.

I don’t think Valencia were better tactically. But I am to blame, because I needed to find solutions, “Football Espana quotes Zidane with reference to Marca.

Valencia scored 11 points and moved up to ninth place in the standings. Real Madrid (16) are in fourth place.

Zidane: Ramos is history’s greatest defender

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane shared his opinion on the Madrid defender Sergio Ramos.

“Of course, Ramos is one of the best defenders in the world. He proved this with his performances for Real Madrid. I think he is the greatest defender in history, ”Goal.com quotes Zidane.

Recall that Ramos has been defending the colors of the Royal Club since 2005, and before that he played for Sevilla, of which he is a pupil. With Real Madrid, the player won 22 trophies, including four Champions League victories and five Spanish championship titles. Earlier there was information according to which Real Madrid intends to extend the contract with Ramos for two years. The Spanish defender’s current agreement with the club runs until the summer of 2021.

Zidane commented on the situation with the detection of coronavirus in Azar and Casemiro

The head coach of Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane reacted to the detection of coronavirus in two players of his team – Eden Azar and Casemiro.

“Azar and Casemiro are fine, even if they are slightly unhappy with what happened. Emotionally and physically they are good. I sent them a message, we’ll talk to them later.

Hazard and his recent return? He is strong and understands everything. This is a tricky moment, but mentally good. It can happen to anyone, it could be worse, so we have to accept it and keep working. We have a strong group of players. However, it is a bit confusing that you have to rebuild the training the day before the match, ”Marca quotes Zidane.

Moving on to other topics, Zidane was asked how the team has responded in recent weeks after several bad results in a row.

“When things get tough, players just have to go through with it. It has always been that way. ” There are tough moments in the season, and the players are people first and foremost, but they are dedicated and their reaction makes me happy. I trust all my players. “

Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid have three wins and a draw. What else can I ask for?

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane commented on the victory in the match of the fifth round of the Spanish Primera with Levante. The match was held at the Ceramica El Madrigal stadium in Villarreal and ended with a score of 2:0 in favor of the visitors.

“This is football. There is an opponent who had good moments. We started the first half well, and at the beginning of the second we were able to score the second goal and have a different game. To win, you have to suffer. They had their moments in the second half, but that’s normal. We should be proud of what the guys did, we just started. We have three wins and a draw, what else can I ask for,” Marca quoted Zidane as saying.

Real Madrid scored 10 points in four games and led the League table. Levante (3) is ranked 18th in the table.

Zidane — on the lack of playing time of Vinicius and Rodrigo: this is real Madrid, and they are still boys

Real Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane answered a question about the small amount of playing time that the club’s players Vinicius Junior and Rodrigo Goes get.

“Such questions are a bit ridiculous. This Is Real Madrid. You can have your opinion, but I work with these players every day. What if Vinicius plays 34% of all matches? And another player will play in 32% of matches, and another one – in 31% of meetings? this

is the reality of this team. There are always those who play more or less. I want to win. The press and social networks do not contribute to this.

They are still boys, both under 21. This is a football reality regardless of whether you play or not.

Before each match, you have to choose 11 players, and you don’t have to think about it anymore. I will do this until it is my turn to leave the club. I think I answered your question,” Zidane was quoted as saying by Marca.

Vinicius made 29 appearances in the 2019/2020 Spanish League season, while Rodrigo made 19.


The renowned French coach once again gave talks about his future in Bernabeu regarding the rumor revealing that Coach Jose Mourinho is bound to take on the senior coach of Real Madrid soon.

2 days after the failure to Mallorca with the final score of 0-1 in La Liga, Coach Zinedine Zidane continued to turn up in public to give talks with journalists about the match with the Champions League. Real Madrid, at that time, set the goal of scoring 3 points after an unsuccessful beginning of being a loser to PSG and ending up with a draw in the match with Club Brugge

When being asked about his future in Real Madrid under the rumor of being replaced, the French coach answered; ”This question should be given to other people as I still want to stay with Real Madrid now and forever. I have been here for almost 18 years since the day I was a Real Madrid player. Rumors have truly disappointed me recently. My team only wants to score 3 points in the next match and we will try our best.”

”Criticism and rumors of Coach replacement will never come to an end. These are where pressure origins from. We all know how Real Madrid’s performances have been recently. We had a terrible beginning in Champions League, however, we are standing the chance of changing the position tomorrow.” coach ZINEDINE ZIDANE added.

Real Madrid was facing the risk of playing for the Europa League if they will not have more outstanding performances as well as gain more achievements in the Champions League. Meanwhile, the failure to Mallorca also took away the record of being undefeated in La Liga of Real Madrid, at the same time losing the top 1 to Barca.