DANGERED 'ZIZOU' POSITION
Zidane catches air for the next few weeks thanks to the triumph in Istanbul
Published:23/10/2019 - 00:57h
Updated:23/10/2019 - 00:57h
The victory of Real Madrid against Galatasaray gave some air to a Zinedine Zidane that hung by a thread. A defeat or even a draw could have caused the removal of the Frenchman. For now, the French will continue to lead the team until further notice
The Real Madrid suffered, but achieved to add the three points that are supported by him life in this Champions League. The whites played it to him everything to face or cross against the Galatasaray and a so much of Toni Kroos did that they could add a fundamental victory to be able to play the eighth of final. The Turkish had two clear in the first part, but the merengues had a lot of more and only his bad puntería avoided the goleada.
One of which has had to breathe calmer after the pitido final is Zinedine Zidane. The French was on a tightrope before the meeting and another prick could have caused his dismissal. The victory give him something of air to the Frenchman, that, for the moment, will follow at the head of the team some weeks more. With the Classical out of the calendar in these moments, only a monumental disaster in League or Champions could do that 'Zizou' remained without work the next weeks.
The own technician spoke in press conference on the rumours that aimed to his exit. Zidane did not want to give him importance and showed concentrated in the present. "This is the football. What win is the past. Are where I am and the charge that have. It is the present. The players answered well and did an enormous effort", explained.
The five times champion of Europe (three like trainer, one like assistant and another like player) also wanted to leave clear that, in spite of the three points, do not expect him weeks more relaxed at the head of the Madrid. "There is not week that are calm in the Madrid. The people has to be very proud of what has done the team", aimed.
After the defeat in Mallorca, a lot of means signalled that the Real Madrid already had contacted with Mourinho so that it took to the team if Zidane lost in Istanbul. Win this crash could serve so that the rumours cease, at least, until the next prick madridista. The problem is that seeing the irregular that is the group merengue, anybody knows when will be this.
Zidane regretted by the occasions failed
The Madrid had a lot of opportunities of goal for golear to the Turkish, but forgave too much and at the end suffered to win. 'Zizou' Regretted by the occasions wasted in press conference. "We have to improve, today we have had a lot of occasions and only did a goal. And when you are with an alone goal, suffer", finalised.