Actual Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists Los Blancos are ‘proud’ of taking part in on the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano following dismissive feedback from Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp that it’s a ‘coaching pitch’.
Actual have been taking part in on the Valdebebas coaching advanced, which is normally house to Castilla, due to renovation work being accomplished on the Santiago Bernabeu, which has coincided with followers being unable to attend video games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Klopp is reported to have informed one media outlet when Liverpool arrived on the advanced, “This can be a coaching pitch”, implying it isn’t ok to host Champions League video games.
However Zidane has hit again after Actual received the primary leg 3-1 and take an enormous benefit into the return leg at Anfield subsequent week.
“I’m not going to debate what he mentioned. That is our stadium. We play right here and we’re proud to be taking part in on the Alfredo Di Stefano,” Zidane mentioned, through RealMadrid.com.
On the sport itself, the Frenchman commented, “We managed the sport very well proper from the off. We struggled a bit bit in the beginning of the second half as a result of there’s one other group on the market and with only one likelihood they scored, however in the end tonight’s 3-1 scoreline is deserved.”
Vinicius Junior was the hero of the evening, scoring two targets both facet of 1 from Marco Asensio, with Zidane happy to see the Brazilian teen including targets to his recreation, having scored solely 4 occasions all season in his 36 earlier appearances previous to kick-off.
“I am undecided whether or not that was Vini Jr.’s finest efficiency for us, however to get two targets in a quarter-final may be very important for him and the group. He is working actually arduous, similar to all of them, and it is at all times necessary for a participant to attain targets,” Zidane defined.
“We all know simply what a very good participant is when he is given area, like on his first aim. I am delighted as a result of maybe the one factor that was lacking in his recreation was targets.”
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