Zinedine Zidane met with the journalists before the clash against Atalanta. French coach admitted that the Champions League gives him different emotions.
Los Blancos will face Atalanta
Zidane started press-conference praising Italian players. French coach said that Atalanta is a very powerful team in the attacking line. Los Blancos defenders have to work 200% on the pitch to be successful against Italian attacking line. It’s already visible in Serie A that Atalanta has scored the most goals and they don’t have fear of authorities.
Zinedine admitted that Real Madrid wants to win the game. Coach of Real Madrid wants to score a goal and get a very positive result in Italy. At the same time, team and squad members are ready for any kind of direction. Game against Atalanta won’t be typical – anything can happen in Italy.
Formation of Los Blancos
Journalists asked Los Blancos coach about the formation. Zidane said that it’s hard to say anything about the formation. He noted that Real MAdrid has serious problems due to injuries. There are many players injured that play in the starting line-up and are favorite players of Zinedine Zidane.
Spanish journalists wrote that Zidane will start with the same line-up as they did on Saturday night. Los Blancos played with three players in the attacking line for Saturday’s La Liga game. Mariano will be the main striker while Vinicius and Asensio can attack from the respective wings. Zidane said that midfield will be the same – Luka Modric, Kroos and Casemiro. Main problem could be the substitutions – Isco will be the main bet from Zidane to control the game in the second half. Los Merengues won three consecutive Champions League trophies a few years ago. Zidane was the main coach of that team and Los Blancos fans asked the coach to do the same.