Zidane spoke at press conference after the important victory Real Madrid achieved against Sporting Gijón in the31st week of the regular season. Los Blancos won with several changes in the line-up and Isco was the player who guided the victory in another come back. The French manager talked about Sporting Gijón, Isco, who was the MVp of the match, Fabio Coentrao and other important topics.
Zidane started the press conference talking about today’s opponent, Sporting Gijón:” We knew this was going to be a very difficult match because they needed the points. I think we deserved the victory because we had many chances to score more goals. We suffered from the first minute until the end”, the French manager said about today’s opponent.
Isco played really good today and with Bale’s injury he may enter in the line-up against Bayern Munich:” He played really good today. He gave us the victory with his second personal goal. I’m very happy with Isco’s performance, but also with the performance of the rest of the players. He must stay here because this is his team. He deserves to play more minutes. Now we must rest for Tuesday’s match against Bayern Munich”, Zidane affirmed
Real Madrid did some mistakes in the defense highlighting the Sporting’s second goal:”We had several errors in the defense. We were not concentrated in the second goal, despite we talked about it in the dressing room. They had two chances and they scored us two goals”, the French manger said about the mistakes in the defense.
Fabio Coentrao played today from the beginning for first time in all the regular season and this is what Zidane thinks about his performance:”I saw him very well and I’m happy for him. He needed to play and he did a good match, doing what the team needed. I’m glad because he now feels that he is part of the team”, Zidane said about the Portuguese left back performance who was substituted by Marcelo in the 57th minute