Zidane: I’m especially Happy with James

Zidane: I’m especially Happy with James


Real Madrid won his fourth match in a the La Liga against Espanyol. The team managed by Zidane continue in the top of the table winning all the games of the competition. Zinedine Zidane spoke after the match in Cornella in the press conference. The French manager explained his point of view of the match, the rotations in the line-up and the record he reached winning 16 games in a row in La Liga.

The first question of the journalists was about the match of today: “We had problems in the first half and less in the second. The opponent was very good and when we play away, all the games will be difficult. The important thing is to continue working and keep adding points. We deserved the victory but the opponent played a great match”, Zidane explained.

Casemiro had to leave the field in the first half because of an injury and Zidane explained what happened: “These things happen sometimes. We replaced him by Kroos and we have other quality players in the squad. He has a strong knock and we must play in two day. We will see how he is tomorrow”, Zidane explained about Casemiro injury.

James and Benzema were the players that scored the goals in Cornellá and Zidane said what he thinks about both: “They are players with a lot of quality and both can help us a lot. I´m especially happy with James. He scored the first goal and I´m very happy with his performance, not only for the goal, also for the work he has done. Today he had to play behind Karim and I saw him very good”, Zidane said.

With the victory against Espanyol, Zinedine Zidane reached the record of Guardiola winning 16 matches in a row. The journalist asked Zidane how proud he feels: “Yes, I´m proud of it. It´s the work of all the guys and they are doing a great job. The important thing is to keep adding, La Liga is very long”, Zidane explained.