Zidane: Cristiano always appears in the decisive moments

Zidane: Cristiano always appears in the decisive moments


Zinedine Zidane spoke at press conference after the victory against Sevilla in the 37th week of the regular season. The French manager talked about yesterday’s opponent, the performance of certain players and the important match Los Blancos will have on Wednesday against Celta Vigo.

The French manager started the press conference talking about the game against Sevilla: “We did a good match, especially in the fist minutes, but at the end of the first half we suffered a little bit, it’s normal. We played against a very good squad, that like to have the ball possession. In the second half we improved having the control of the game especially in the midfield. They shortened the gap in the beginning of the second half but with the changes we had the necessary balance. We deserved the victory and we achieved a very positive result against a tough team”, Zidane said about yesterday’s game.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals in yesterdays’s game and the journalists didn’t doubt about asking the French manager about the Portuguese performance: “What can say you about Cristiano Ronaldo. He has something, he is a different player. We must highlight what he has done so far at Real Madrid. He always appears in the decisive moments”, Zidane said about the Portuguese star.

James was replaced in the 60th minute and it seemed like it was his last game at Santiago Bernabéu: “It was not a farewell, he is with us. We are only thinking in the three remaining games. We are not thinking about that. We are in a decisive stage of the season and we are focus in the three finals we will have”, Zidane didn’t want to talk about James.

Los Blancos must add four points if they want to win the trophy in the two remains game of the regular season: “We must continue with what we are doing. This team has many resources and what I like is that my players have a lot of personality. We are ready for the finals we will have in the end of the season”, the French manager affirmed.

Keylor Navas is improving with the pass of the games and this is what Zidane thinks: ” He is a key player for us. In the 15 minutes where we suffered he saved us with some incredible saves. In the second half we controlled the game and we didn’t conceded chances”, Zidane talked about Keylor Navas.