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Zidane on benching Marcelo and Isco

Tue 29 December 2020 | 14:42

The Frenchman admitted to being “hurt” by his decision to keep the Whites players out of the pitch.

Real Madrid

manager, Zinedine Zidane, revealed that he has been feeling


by his decision to bench





The stats of the Los Blancos show that since the return of Zidane, who has been in charge of 64 matches with the whites,


has been involved in all of their 10 defeats out of their 64 games while they have won all of their 36 games in his absence.

On the other hand,


has also fallen out of the pecking order since Zidane decided to keep the player as a secondary option for the team.


talked about the two players, saying:

“I am hurt because they are players who want to play and for them in particular, because of what Marcelo and Isco have done and what we have experienced together.”

“These are complicated situations, but it is the bad part of being a coach but I have to assume my responsibility. Every game I have to decide a team. They are complicated moments.”

“I have all my players, they are also from Real Madrid and I do not get involved in these things of whether they want to leave or not. I cannot control the outside, I can only say that they are here and I see them plugged in because they train very well.”

“The players all train well. It is good news for a coach. They are very professional and serious people, they are training well and I see everyone connected. They know that each one will have the opportunity to play and the team will try to continue in this line.”

source: SportMob