Zinedine Zidane met with the press on Saturday evening. French coach talked about the upcoming match in La liga and overall feelings of the squad.
Amazing match ahead
Zidane said that fans are waiting for a big match. The coach of Real Madrid believes that the La Liga title could be decided on Sunday evening. Playing against Atletico Madrid won’t be easy, especially in absence of many quality players. Zidane said that squad of Los Blancos squad is ready to prove that they are worth the La Liga title this season.
Zinedine admitted that the team worked very hard for this game. Throughout The week they had enough time to analyze matches of Diego Simeone tactically. Although Atletico Madrid lost the first-leg of play-off against Chelsea, Zidane said they are still very tough opponents. Zidane praised the skills and management of Diego Simeone. He said that the Argentinian coach is a perfect option for Atletico Madrid. He respects Simeone’s achievements and style of play.
Comparing this game to previous meetings
Real Madrid’s coach admitted that it’s a different game. Zidane said that previously there were different aspects. Currently, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are fighting for the La Liga title. Atletico Madrid is 5 points ahead of Los Blancos. They also have one-game in hand. It means that Atletico potentially could be ahead with 8 points. The Real Madrid coach knows that Los Blancos needs 3 points. It’s not a regular La Liga tour – three points could be decisive for Los Blancos’ championship title.
Without Sergio Ramos
Captain of the team won’t be able to play against Atletico Madrid. Raphael Varane has to be the one with the leadership skills. He will start the game along with Nacho. Spanish defender will get help from Mendy and Lucas Vazquez. It will be a tough game for both teams, because each goal may decide the fate of the season.