Hanging this Saturday at home by Betis Sevilla (0-0) during the 32nd day of La Liga, Real Madrid could carry out the bad operation of the weekend in view of the title. However, Zinedine Zidane did not show himself dejected in a post-match press conference, now focused on the semi-final first leg of the Champions League on Tuesday (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1) against Chelsea.
It is a misstep that could cost the reigning champion dearly. At home, Real Madrid failed to find the fault this Saturday against Betis Sevilla (0-0) in a match counting for the 32nd day of La Liga.
Potentially, Atlético de Madrid could escape this Sunday in case of success against Athletic Bilbao, with the possibility of taking a five-point lead for the Colchoneros.
“I don’t think we got away from La Liga”
Four days before the semi-final first leg of the Champions League against Chelsea, Zinédine Zidane did not show himself down for the championship.
“I don’t think La Liga has escaped us. These are two points lost. We have to keep going. We were good defensively but we missed something offensively, Zidane conceded at a press conference. La Liga is not doomed. for us. It’s hard to play every three days. Whatever happens, we’ll fight until the end. We have to play Tuesday now and that’s it. “
The meeting this Saturday also marked the new return to competition of Eden Hazard, who came into play in the 77th minute to replace Marco Asensio. “He is ready to contribute. He came in with a spark, an energy, praised Zidane of the Belgian, often troubled by injuries in recent months. The most important thing is nothing that bothers him, he needs more. ‘insurance.”
Zidane also hoped for the return of Ferland Mendy and Toni Kroos for the semi-final first leg against Chelsea on Tuesday, while the Madrid team have been dealing for several weeks with many injuries. Several days after the resounding failure of the Super League project led in large part by Florentino Perez, Real Madrid will be able to return to the Champions League for the “most difficult game of the season” which is announced in the words of Zidane.
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