Real Madrid face Osasuna this Saturday in a new assault on the League after the Barça’s defeat against Granada has turned its head upside down again.
Zidane’s team remains alive in the domestic competition and in the Champions League, despite the innumerable casualties he has suffered throughout the season. Something that seems like a miracle but for the coach is the result of something else: “This is work, believe in what we do, prepare things all together and then the players who believe what they do on the field. Miracle nothing, a lot of work and dedication for our passion “.
Precisely on the casualties and the management of minutes, Zidane considers that you cannot fight against setbacks, so he will make the best of it: “The things that happen around we cannot control and we focus only on what we can control. We are going to put in the best team to try to win tomorrow. We have had a lot of changes this year, injured… we want to compete tomorrow “.
The defeat of FC Barcelona The manager is not happy despite the open door that is once again for the title: “I am not happy about the defeats of the rivals, we have to look towards ourselves and concentrate on our season.”
What is clear is that they will believe until the end: “All the clubs have had problems, we have some more. After everything we have had and arriving as we are reaching the end … it shows the character of this team. We believe in what each of us does and that is essential to move forward “.
Zidane confirmed the return of Sergio Ramos against Osasuna, without revealing whether he will start or enter the second half to gain competitive rhythm for the decisive European appointment in London against Chelsea.
“He’s already training with us, it’s good news, he can be with us. He’s going to see him tomorrow. Sergio is ready to go anyway,” he said at a press conference.
In the case of French Ferland mendy He needs more time to recover from his muscle problem and is a doubt for the semifinals of the Champions League. “Tomorrow he will not be with us, he has not yet trained with the team, he is in the process of recovery. We will see each day for Wednesday’s game.”