Zinedine Zidane met with the press on Tuesday evening. The Champions League just started and Real Madrid will play their first home-match.
Shakhtar is very solid team with quality players
French coach said that Shakhtar is a very solid team. Coach noted that the opponent has many quality players. It seems that Zidane believes that Shakhtar can score, so Thibaut has to be very careful. Zidane is happy that the Champions League started and the team is ready to join with high spirits. Real Madrid will try best to win the opening match of the league.
Real Madrid expects a lot from the Champions League
Zinedine Zidane said that Real Madrid is ready. Los Blancos seems ready for the new season of the tournament. Coach said that he expects alot from this season and the team wants to win the trophy by the end of the season. Zidnae believes that it will be very tough and difficult. At the same time, French coach said that he believes in Los Blancos players and into the unity of the squad.
Absence of Eden Hazard
Real Madrid’s coach said that Eden will be out for a few more weeks. Eden started working on the pitch already. He is exercising alone with the private coach. Zidane believes that Eden can join the team’s group exercises next week. Unfortunately Eden will miss El Clasico this week. Eden can play after the international break at the end of November.
Sergio Ramos will play against Shakhtar?
Press asked Zidane about the Sergio Ramos injury. The captain had a knock against Cadiz on Saturday and Zidane substituted him. Sergio Ramos worked hard with the team on Monday. Zidane said that Ramos has a knock in the knee. Coach noted that Sergio may rest on Wednesday. Captain will be ready for Saturday’s Clasico.