Zinedine Zidane wanted to be cautious in the press conference before the game against Sevilla in Copa del Rey. Los Blancos travel to Andalusia with a 3-0 rent but they still have concerns about who is going to go through the quarter finals. (CLICK HERE TO WATCH ONLINE IN LIVE STREAMING THE GAME).
The French manager has left out of the list James Rodríguez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric: “James has some problems in the calf and we don’t want to risk. I think it’s not a big deal, but we want to be cautious. We have a lot of games. Let’s see how it goes, but we don’t want to risk”. Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric will rest again.
Zizou also confirmed that Sergio Ramos and Lucas Vázquez are ready to play, and Casemiro also should start: “He had some rest because he had a long injury. Now that he’s fit, we know his importance in the midfield for defenders and strikers. He will be with us tomorrow”.
Despite of the good result and the unavailable players, Zidane doesn’t want any confidence: “Tomorrow we are going to suffer. They are going to start very strong and when you lost 3-0, I’m sure the start will be tough and complicated. We have to be ready for that start. After we’ll see how the game evolves, but we expect a tough game and we’re going to suffer”.
Real Madrid will play twice against Sevilla in only three days and Zidane wanted to flatter Sampaoli’s side: “What they’re doing is great. What they’ve done so far is a great job, they’re strong with good and quality players. These are two key games for us. It’s a very important week”.
Real Madrid have started the year very well and a lot of people are already thinking in the possibility of winning the three titles: “We’re not thinking in that. We are thinking in a day to day basis. The treble is the goal everybody wants, but it’s far away. We can’t think in these things. It only get accomplished in a daily basis”, Zidane finished.