Zidane in the Granada-Madrid


Zidane denies the press with Marcelo and denies a disagreement with him

Published:14/05/2021 - 07:53h

Updated:14/05/2021 - 07:53h

Zinedine Zidane spoke to journalists after Madrid's triumph against Granada. The Frenchman referred to the controversial absence of Marcelo and his team's options to be champion

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Zinedie Zidane spoke with the media after the conclusive victory of the Real Madrid in Granada. The trainer madridista showed exultant after the triumph of his team against the group nazarí, that allows them follow to two points of the Athletic of Madrid in the fight by LaLiga. The merengues need to win the two meetings that remain and that the colchoneros 'puncture' one to win the championship.

The French left clear that his team goes to struggle by the title until the last second and also took advantage of to congratulate to his goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, that 'saved' to his with several stops in the second part. "We go to litigate until the last minute. We know that the League plays from time to time until the last minute. Have a party the Sunday, go to rest well and also congratulate to Thibaut in goal", commented.

In reference the meeting in front of the Andalusians, the technician admitted that it liked him a lot all what saw of his team in the field. "They are not only the goals. We play very well, defensivamente also. It has been a complete party. With the 1-2 have not gone down the intensity, mark immediately and this shows the character that has the team. It has been a good victory in front of a big rival in a field complicated", indicated.

On the other hand, it spoke of the controversial absence of Marcelo, that did not travel to Granada. The press aimed disciplinary reasons by a discussion with Zidane, but the Frenchman denied this information and ensured that all is due to some annoyances that drags the Brazilian. "Marcelo had an annoyance and did not want to risk, therefore it has not come with us, at all more", affirmed the marsellés.

In replacement of Marcelo, the only alternative of 'Zizou' for the left side was Miguel Gutiérrez. The canterano played his first meeting like titling with the first team and did not disappoint. It gave a magic assistance to Luka Modric for the 0-1 and completed a remarkable crash. However, the white trainer descartó that this go him to ensure more titularities. "It is with us, it has played today because they were not Marcelo neither Mendy. It has done it very well. I gladden me by him and by the team", signalled.

Zidane did not want to speak of the referee

Finally, Zidane did not want to complain by the two possible red that could take out Gil Manzano to two players of the Granada. There were two dangerous entrances with the iron without possibility to play the balloon that could lesionar so much to Eden Hazard as to Marvin, but the referee did not expel to anybody. "It is here the referee. I am not referee. Pita He and tries it do of the best way. Already it is. Afterwards they happen things in the field. This do not go it to change. I am not referee", finalised.

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