During the press conference on the eve of the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Liverpool (Tuesday at 9 p.m., on RMC Sport1), Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane regretted that his team was undervalued.
Real Madrid in search of recognition? Reigning Spanish champion, the team of the most successful club in the world would not be considered at its fair value according to its coach, Zinédine Zidane.
Without a big star since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo, the Merengue nevertheless rely on a powerful collective. Karim Benzema’s partners are still in the race to keep their La Liga title (they are three points behind the leader, Atlético) and will play this Tuesday evening, their quarter-final first leg of the Champions League against Liverpool ( 9 p.m., live on RMC Sport1). A positive result but which is not recognized at its fair value according to Zizou.
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“We are alive”
The French coach answered “yes” when asked if his team were undervalued. “We deserve to be there, advance the Ballon d’Or 98. I have complete confidence in my team, I know what they can do. We can do our job, every day. The team does not pay attention to what is said, this team, this club never leave defeated. Never. As long as there is life, there is hope. We are alive (in C1 and in La Liga, note). We We are going to fight, continue to work hard. We have lived through complicated times, we are living a better period but that does not mean anything, we have to continue, work and (Tuesday) it will be a difficult game, and we will have to be competitive. “
Real Madrid are entering a crucial period of their season since between the quarter-final first leg on Tuesday and the return trip next week, the Merengue will host Barça during the Clasico on Saturday night for the top of the 30th day of La Liga. Sacred week.