Before the clash against Shakhtar, Zinedine met with journalists. In Kiev, Real Madrid’s coach answered many questions.
Tough match in Kiev where Los Blancos won La Decimotercero
As you may know, Real Madrid won their 13th Champions League title in Kiev. At this exact stadium, Los Blancos met Liverpool and won the game. Los Blancos scored three goals while Liverpool could score only one. Gareth Bale was the star of the match while Benzema also scored. Keep in mind that after the match Cristiano and Zidane left the club.
Real Madrid is still in Kiev and waiting for the game against Shakhtar. During the press-conference, Zidane said that it’s a very important match for him. Three points for this match has a big meaning. Zidane said that by getting three points, the team can go to the next round of the tournament. What could happen? Zidane said that the team will prove that they are worthy of the next round.
Eden Hazard’s injury
The Belgian player could not normally play under Zidane. He is always injured. Experts found that Hazard could not play three consecutive matches without injury at Real Madrid. Zinedine Zidane said that Eden is a very strong person. The coach noted that Hazard wants to achieve a lot in Madrid, so he will help Belgian to play at high level again. Injuries are part of the game, added Zidane. It’s sad for Eden because he could not show true potential while it’s already 1.5 seasons that he is playing for Blancos.
Lack of consistency in results
Zinedine Zidane said that lack of consistency is a problem for the team. Squad members are working harder than ever to show real results.