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Huesca vs Real Madrid: Let us fight – Zidane Clashes with Reporters
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Huesca vs Real Madrid: Let us fight – Zidane Clashes with Reporters

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane,has clashed with reporters ahead of their LaLiga game at Huesca, demanding for respect. On Friday, Zidane said journalists should “tell me to my face that you want me to go”. The Frenchman had missed Real’s last two games while recovering from COVID-19. A 2-1 defeat to Levante last weekend saw Los Blancos fall 10 points behind leaders, Atletico Madrid in the title race. They were also eliminated from both the Spanish Supercopa and Copa del Rey last month. “Are you serious? Everyday I’m out, and you know it,” Zidane said when asked if he was being defensive of his position and his team. “Last year we won the league. We did. Real Madrid. “Next year they will have to do things, make changes maybe. But this year we have the right to...
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Zidane Blasts Laliga After Real Madrid Fails To Defeat Osasuna

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, had hit out on the league and mentioned their fixture against Osasuna ought to have been called off, due to the snowy circumstances. Los Blancos might solely draw 0-0 on Saturday with the guests who’re second from backside. The snowstorm that blitzed northern Spain and the capital, compelled the champions to journey to Pamplona a day sooner than initially deliberate. Zidane’s men had been made to attend on the icy runway at Barajas airport for over 4 hours. Madrid struggled on the icy pitch as snow continued to fall all through the sport and did not have a shot on track within the first half. “That was not a soccer match, it ought to have been known as off. “We dealt badly with the circumstances and the journey, and we did what we m...
HAALAND Has Now Scored More Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo And Zidane
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HAALAND Has Now Scored More Champions League Goals Than Ronaldo And Zidane

The Norwegian wonderkid has now scored 16 times in Europe’s top competition after his double for Borussia Dortmund against Club Brugge on Tuesday night. Haaland has been in exceptional form in his first full season with the Bundesliga giants. In fact, the ex-RB Salzburg striker has now scored at least once in each of his last seven games – including FOUR in the 5-2 Bundesliga win over Hertha Berlin at the weekend. Haaland now has SIX Champions League goals in just four matches this season – scoring twice in both games against Club Brugge. Jadon Sancho scored a sumptuous free-kick in between the Norwegian’s double to ensure Dortmund picked up all three points on Tuesday. But Haaland stole the show, with his Euro career tally now a ridiculous 16 goals in a mere 12 games. ...
Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Need one win to Clinch Title
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Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Need one win to Clinch Title

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said he was a delighted man after his side’s 2-1 win over Granada on Monday night. Ferland Mendy opened the scoring for Los Blancos with a fine solo effort, before Karim Benzema doubled their advantage. However, after the break, Darwin Machis pulled one back for the hosts. Real had to hold on for an important win, which opens a four-point gap at the top ahead of rivals Barcelona. “I let out a shout because I was happy and because in football you have to suffer. “I shouted out loud because the three points were very important and I wanted to tell my players that they had played a superb game. To win this league you have to suffer a little bit and we dug in as a team. You have to be proud of this team,” Zidane told the media about ...
Hazard Excluded as Zidane Names Champions League Squad Againts Manchester United
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Hazard Excluded as Zidane Names Champions League Squad Againts Manchester United

Real Madrid have released their squad to tackle Manchester City in tonight’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg fixture. Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has named a 19-man squad to tackle Pep Guardiola’s side at the Santiago Bernabéu in a post on their official website on Tuesday night and excluded forward, Eden Hazard from the list. DAILY POST had reported that Hazard limped off in the second half of Real Madrid’s La Liga 1-0 defeat to Levante on Saturday. Zidane’s men head to the game following a 1-0 defeat against Levante in the La Liga in their last encounter, while Man City defeated Leicester City 1-0 in the Premier League. Real Madrid and Man City have met four times in the Champions League, between 2012 and 2016. The Los Blancos won two and drew two...
Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Lose at Levante, Drop to Second Place
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Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Lose at Levante, Drop to Second Place

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has lamented his side’s form after a 1-0 defeat at Levante on Saturday. The loss means Los Blancos have dropped five points within a week and are now two points behind leaders Barcelona. Jose Morales’ second half goal proved to be the difference between the two sides at Ciutat de Valencia. “We failed at the most important thing in football and that’s to score. It’s screwed up because in a week we’ve dropped five points, but this is football. “We didn’t deserve that today. We went from more to less. They made their shots count. We can’t look back now. “My players gave everything and I’m annoyed. Losing five points in two games is a bad moment for us. We’re playing for everything this week. We’ve got to keep our heads up. We’ve had goo...
Real Madrid Manager, Zinedine Zidane Overtakes Jose Mourinho’s Record
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Real Madrid Manager, Zinedine Zidane Overtakes Jose Mourinho’s Record

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has overtaken Jose Mourinho’s winning record at the Santiago Bernabeu with the victory over Atletico Madrid in the La Liga on Saturday afternoon. With today’s win, head coach Zinedine Zidane overtook Jose Mourinho’s record of matches won. Zidane has now moved to 129 wins as Real Madrid manager.
Zidane Blasts Real Madrid Players After 1-0 Defeat to Rayo Vallecano
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Zidane Blasts Real Madrid Players After 1-0 Defeat to Rayo Vallecano

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, was furious with his players following their 1-0 defeat to Rayo Vallecano at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas on Sunday. The poor display came a day after Real saw eternal rivals, Barcelona, celebrate their 26th La Liga title. Adri Embarba netted the only goal of the game, sending goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois the wrong way with a penalty midway through the first half. The loss kept Madrid on 65 points with three matches left to play. It was Rayo’s first win over their illustrious neighbours since 1997 when Fabio Capello was in charge of Madrid. “Today we did nothing, from minute one until the end, at all levels. “Sometimes you cannot score, but today we did not even make chances, did not do anything in our play. We must be very angr...
Neymar’s Dream of Playing with Hazard Could Happen – Zidane
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Neymar’s Dream of Playing with Hazard Could Happen – Zidane

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has hinted that Eden Hazard and Neymar could play together under him. Earlier this week, Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar spoke of his desire to play with Chelsea star, Hazard, who is believed to be on his way to Spain. When asked if Neymar could realise his wish of featuring in the same side as Hazard in Spain, Zidane told a press conference on Saturday: “Yes. A lot of players want to come here and play for Real Madrid, but let’s see what happens in the future. Refusing to let the Hazard go, reporters pushed Zidane for an answer on whether Hazard could fit in a side with Gareth Bale, as rumours continue to swirl that the Welsh winger would be on the move in the summer. “Yes! All the good players can play together. People told me that I was...
Zidane Reveals Players he will buy This Season for Real Madrid
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Zidane Reveals Players he will buy This Season for Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has revealed that he will be in the market for attacking players this summer. Karim Benzema, the only Madrid player to score in the past five matches, will miss Sunday’s LaLiga game at Rayo Vallecano with a hamstring injury. And Zidane was asked at a news conference on Saturday, if he hoped to have more options up front. “Yes, the idea is to have more strength in attack next year. We will see what happens. “I have a very clear idea what I want to do, the players, profiles I want. [But] I do not have full power [over transfers]. “I am coach here, there is also the institution, the president, other important people. Things are done together here, and that is what will happen for next season,” Zidane responded. Madrid have been linke...
Zidane Reveals Best Striker in the World
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Zidane Reveals Best Striker in the World

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has claimed that Karim Benzema is “the best No.9 in the world”. Zidane was speaking after Benzema scored a hat-trick in the 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Benzema headed Madrid in front from Marco Asensio’s cross just after half-time and nodded in a second when Athletic goalkeeper, Lago Herrerin missed Luka Modric’s corner. He then chipped into an empty net, after another Herrerin error in added time. The former Lyon striker has now scored each of Madrid’s last eight goals, taking him to 30 in all competitions for 2018/2019. “For me Karim is best No. 9 in the world, although there are many good players, and others might choose someone else. “What he has been doing here over 10 years, means everything. “His goals are im...
Fabio Capello Reveals Most Preferred Player Btw Messi & Ronaldo
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Fabio Capello Reveals Most Preferred Player Btw Messi & Ronaldo

Former Real Madrid manager, Fabio Capello has rated Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, above Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo for a reason. According to him, Messi possesses a certain ‘genius’ Ronaldo lacks in football. Messi and Ronaldo’s rivalry is still going strong, with the duo enjoying spectacular seasons at their respective clubs. Argentina international Messi has been in top form this season, scoring 43 goals across all competitions to boost the Catalan giants’ chances of another treble. Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, has impressed in his first campaign at Juventus since arriving from Real Madrid in a £105million move back in the summer. But former Real Madrid boss Capello believes Messi has the edge. “Ronaldo is an extraordinary footballer, but Messi is a genius,...
What Zidane Said After Valencia Defeated Real Madrid
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What Zidane Said After Valencia Defeated Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has spoken on his side’s La Liga 2-1 defeat to Valencia on Wednesday. Goals from Goncalo Guedes and Ezequiel Garay gave the host all three points against Zidane’s side. Zidane said he cannot blame his players for their shock defeat to Valencia, adding that they “really tried hard”. According to him, the Los Blancos started the game strongly with good possession. Zidane was quoted by Real Madrid’s official website as saying: “We started the game strongly with good possession, pressing high up. We just needed to get that first goal. “I can’t blame the players for anything, they really tried hard. We played against a top team. It’s a defeat and defeat always hurts. “We struggled to create chances, get shots off and come up with anythi...
Pogba’s Secret Discussion With Zidane Over Real Madrid Move Revealed
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Pogba’s Secret Discussion With Zidane Over Real Madrid Move Revealed

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has told the club to pursue a deal for Paul Pogba, after the Manchester United midfielder made it clear he is ready to embark on a new challenge, Marca reports. Zidane returned to the Bernabeu at the start of March and has been promised a huge summer transfer kitty, to turn Real back into Champions League contenders again. The Frenchman has long been a fan of compatriot Pogba and tried to sign him during his first reign in charge of Real, back in 2016, but he opted to return to Old Trafford instead. It is now believed that Zidane and Pogba have spoken about working together and the player has expressed his eagerness to join. Although Real bosses fear a deal for Pogba will be extremely difficult, Zidane’s willingness to pursue him is bas...
‘Why Zidane Should Not Sign Eden Hazard’- Chris Sutton
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‘Why Zidane Should Not Sign Eden Hazard’- Chris Sutton

Former Chelsea and Aston Villa star, Chris Sutton has advised Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane to abandon his pursuit of Eden Hazard and instead sign Manchester City player, Raheem Sterling. Zidane has made Hazard his top priority in his first transfer window since his return to the dugout at the Santiago Bernabeu, but Sutton believes he is targeting the wrong Premier League attacker. However, Sutton hailed Sterling as ‘world class’ in the aftermath of England’s 5-1 rout in Montenegro, where the Manchester City star ran the show while bagging a late goal. “You have to say that Raheem Sterling is now world class,” Sutton told the Daily Mail. “If you were Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, surely you would want to buy him over Eden Hazard. Is there anything Sterling cannot...
Zinedine Zidane Resigns As Real Madrid Manager
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Zinedine Zidane Resigns As Real Madrid Manager

Zinedine Zidane has decided to stand down as Real Madrid manager after leading the club to three Champions League titles in two-and-a-half seasons in charge. Zidane revealed his decision in a hastily-arranged press conference in the Spanish capital on Thursday. President Florentino Perez appeared alongside him and revealed it was an "unexpected decision". "I have taken the decision not to continue next year," Zidane told the media. " This is the right moment for everyone, it might seem a bit strange, but it had to be done for the good of everyone, the players, the club, and myself. This team must keep winning, and it needs a change after three years, another voice, another method of working." "I love this club and the president who gave me the chance to play for this club and m...
Zidane Sure Ronaldo Won’t Leave Real Madrid This Summer
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Zidane Sure Ronaldo Won’t Leave Real Madrid This Summer

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has categorically ruled out a move for Cristiano Ronaldo away from the Santiago Bernabeu. Speculation has mounted over Ronaldo’s future — with links to former club Manchester United and French champions Paris Saint-Germain surfacing — amid reports he would consider walking out on Real due to scrutiny over his income tax. Zidane, however, has said that the Portugal star, who is the favourite to win a fifth Ballon d’Or, remains a vital cog for Los Blancos. “In the end, Cristiano is one of us,” Zidane said. “He’s going to stay with us. And that’s it. He’s on holiday as of today. He’s resting, as he’s deserved it. We wait for him to finish his holiday and join us.” Zidane has made an impressive start to his coaching career, winning the 2016-17 La...