Zidane: It’s just very f****** up

first_imgReal Madrid Zidane laments Real Madrid’s latest loss: It’s just very f****** up Sacha Pisani 11:53 1/14/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(15) Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid Villarreal Getty Images Real Madrid Zinédine Zidane Villarreal Primera División Real Madrid v Villarreal The Madrid manager knows the confidence of his side is shaken after another disappointing loss in league play Zinedine Zidane said confidence is low at Real Madrid after the struggling Spanish and European champions crashed to a shock defeat to Villarreal.An 87th-minute counter-attack saw Villarreal silence the Santiago Bernabeu as the visitors claimed a remarkable last-gasp 1-0 La Liga victory Saturday.Madrid – fourth in the table – have only won once in their past five games as they face the prospect of falling 19 points behind runaway leaders and bitter rivals Barcelona. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “It’s very difficult for the confidence,” said head coach Zidane, who guided Madrid to UEFA Super Cup, Supercopa de Espana and Club World Cup glory earlier in the season.”We had chances to score but in the end… we couldn’t avoid the counter and… it’s just very f****** up for all the players.”What we have to do is keep working, because there will come a time and we have to be there.”Within all the negative things that are happening to us, we are going to look for something positive.”  #Zidane : “We tried everything to win.” #RMLiga | #RealMadrid https://t.co/ru8OSaeAnf — Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) January 13, 2018 While retaining La Liga is all but over, Madrid’s grip on the fourth and final Champions League spot is slipping with Villarreal just a point behind in fifth.”We have to get a win from somewhere,” the under-fire Frenchman added.”We know the situation and every day it gets more complicated, so we are not even thinking about the League, just about the next match.”Zidane’s side won’t get much time to recover either. Madrid are back on the pitch mid-week for the first leg of a Copa del Rey quarter-final against Leganes, with a clash against Deportivo de La Coruna in the league next weekend.last_img

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