Zinedine Zidane: We’re going game by game

Zinedine Zidane: We’re going game by game


Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says he is only thinking of the Roma game today and not of possible matches later on in the Champions League.

Los Blancos take on the Italians in the second leg of their last-16 tie at the Santiago Bernabeu and go into the game holding a 2-0 lead.

But at his press conference ahead of the match, the Frenchman said his team would be taking nothing for granted and will go out to try and win the match this evening and focus only on this game.

He commented: “We have to concentrate on tomorrow’s game because a lot of people think it will be easy, it will be difficult and we must play well and win well. I’m not worried about creating doubts. We must concentrate on the game.

“Our main obligation is tomorrow’s game and we will try to do the best we can and win the game. I’m not thinking any further ahead and after that we will think about the league game. Concentrating day to day makes me stronger. We have to play all the games. They’re never won before. I’ve been a player and I know that if you don’t do well, they can knock you out.”

Zidane also went on to discuss the Real Madrid fans, telling journalists that Madridistas are very important to the players and they will do all they can to make them proud of the team.

He commented: “They are very important for us and they know that. They have always been with us and in the game it’s normal that when they see things how they want them, they whistle a bit. I’ve been a player and they’re things that happen in football. There is no need to make anything of it.”

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