Zinédine Zidane, coach of Real Madrid, asked for explanations after the meeting between Real Madrid and Sevilla (2-2) after the incredible action concluded with a penalty converted by the Andalusians after being first granted at the Merengues.
Real Madrid had a funny evening on Sunday. The Merengues snatched a draw in stoppage time against Sevilla FC (2-2) in the shock of the 35th day thanks to a goal from Eden Hazard (90th + 4). They were led from the 78th minute and a penalty converted by Ivan Rakitic. On the action, the Madrilenians were awarded a penalty in their favor after a foul by Sevillian goalkeeper Bounou on Karim Benzema.
After consulting the video, the referee of the meeting finally canceled it to award one to the Sevillians for a hand fault by Eder Militao, on the previous corner. An ubiquitous situation which angered Zinédine Zidane. Usually very behind on arbitration decisions, the Frenchman is, this time gone to rail against the men in black.
“Today I’m a little angry”
“I do not understand, he declared at the end of the match. If there is a hand, there is indeed a hand from Militao but there is also a hand from Sevilla. What the host told me. referee did not convince me. Normally I never talk about this, but today I am a little angry. I trust football, all the people who work there … I saw a hand from Sevilla, a hand from Real Madrid, and they whistled at us. That’s how it is. “
“We are happy with our game, even if we deserved better, he continues. We struggled to start the game, especially the first 25 minutes, but our second period was very good. Now it does not depend on us (for the title, Editor’s note), but we will fight until the end. The feelings are good. I saw my players engage, concentrated, they wanted to win this match. I am very happy with them . Now there are three games left, and we will fight. ” Real Madrid did not take advantage of the draw between Barça and Atlético (0-0) the day before to take the lead. Three days from the end, Zidane’s men are second by one point behind Atlético, leader.