Zidane: I Don’t Regret Anything

Zidane: I Don’t Regret Anything


Zinedine Zidane made some mistakes during El Clásico and Barcelona got the three points thanks to a late goal scored by Leo Messi. However, the manager was quite happy with his decisions, including the one about Bale: “He told me he was fine and I don’t regret anything. I’m disappointed for him. These things cannot be controlled. He will have test and I hope it’s not serious”, said the manager.

The coach wasn’t happy with the performance of the team after losing in the last minute: “We cannot be happy. We did a lot during the game. We had a lot of chances to win the game. When you don’t kill the game, this can happen. We are disappointed with the result. We you scored the 2-2 with 10 players, you need to be smarter and be together to defend”.

In this sense, the manager was sorry about the third goal: “We thought we could score the third goal. We were out of our positions after a throw in. There are many more games in La Liga but we have to think in the next game”.

The French coach was also asked about Leo Messi, the star of the game: “Messi makes the difference. Today he scored two goals but it’s not only Messi. We didn’t control the moments when we could punish the rival. If they punish you, it’s normal”.

Zidane didn’t want to comment the red card shown to Sergio Ramos: “I don’t want to know anything about campaigns with the referees. The referee sent Sergio Ramos off and we have to accept it. My evaluation is that we could kill the match and this is why we are disappointed. There are a lot of games where we have a lot of chances and we don’t score goals. And they punish you because at the end these are very good rivals. But I have nothing to tell my players. Nothing will change because we still depend on ourselves”.

Despite the defeat, Los Blancos still have the opportunity to win La Liga and the Champions League: “Nothing is going to change. We played against a great rival. We have to rest and think in the next game because it depends on us. We have to stay positive until the end”.