After the victory against Sporting Gijón Zidane spoke as always in the press conference. The french manager was not happy with the match his team did at Santiago Bernabéu and the only positive thing of the match is the result. Zidane highlighted the opposite team, Pepe’s return, Cristiano and different topics.
Zidane started the press conference talking about what he thinks about the match against Sporting:”It was a very tough match and we could achieve the three points. We must forget this game because we did not play the way we wanted. We’ve made many errors, but we’re happy for the three points, that’s what’s important”, Zidane said.
With Varane’s injury, Pepe returned to the line up after being many time out of the pitch:”He is a very important player for us and he has played a good match after so much time injured. I’ve seen him well and I’m very glad because of his return. He is ready to play with again with us”, Zidane affirmed about Pepe.
Zidane confirmed that Casemiro will return in the match of Copa del Rey against Cultural Leonesa and he maybe could arrive to El Clásico:” Casemiro will play on Wednesday in the game of Copa del Rey. He did not came today because I made other changes, but he was ready. He will play a few minutes against Cultural Leonesa, and maybe against Barcelona”, Zidane said about Casemiro’s recover.
Cristiano scored two goals and in these moments he is the player with more goal in La Liga:”You always ask me the same thing. When he don’t scores people may think that he didi a bad match but today he scores and his performance was really good. We have a very good player in the team”, Zidane said.
Los Blancos will travel to Barcelona next week end to play El Clásico and the journalists did not doubt in asking him if he is worry or not:”I’m not worried, we won won nothing today but we have not lost anything either. We must think in La Copa’s match before El Clásico. The only thing I can say is that we have to keep working”, Zidane said about the match of next week end.