On Saturday, Los Blancos has a tough away match in Mallorca. Newly signed Kubo will play for Mallorca, and 18 years old player will try best to score against Real Madrid.
Zinedine talked about the El Clasico date. French coach said that Real Madrid players are ready to play Clasico anytime the federation decides. The coach said that he would prepare the team for El Clasico whenever it’s needed. Zinedine also noted that there is no ideal date for him. (Later that night, La Liga officially postponed El Clasico – the match will be played on December 18).
Is Real Madrid planning to sign players in January?
Journalists also asked him about the new signings. Zidane said that January signings are not his main goal in October. According to Zidane, it’s still too early to think about January transfers.
Zidane talked about injured players
French coach said that Real Madrid would not have four leading players in Mallorca. Zidane noted that Vazquez, Bale, Modric, and Kroos wouldn’t be able to play a match on Saturday.
French coach pay attention to Kubo’s progress
As you know, Real Madrid signed 18 years Japanese prodigy in June. Kubo spent pre-season with Los Blancos but joined Mallorca on loan. Eighteen years old player will face Los Merengues tomorrow. Zidane mentioned that he is paying attention to Kubo’s progress. French coach said that he has a close eye on every player who left Madrid on loan.
Postponed El Clasico
After Zidane’s press-conference, La Liga confirmed that the match wouldn’t be played on October 26. Barcelona streets are full of protest. On October 26, there is another protest movement from the morning. La Liga officials postponed the match because of the political crisis in Catalonia. As it seems, the game will be played on December 18.
Head to head statistics – Mallorca V Real Madrid
Real Madrid won four matches out of five in Mallorca. The last game in Mallorca happened in 2012. Real Madrid scored five, and Mallorca could not score any.