Zidane will not be sacked despite unexpected Copa del Rey exit

Thursday21 January 2021 | 11:48
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The Blancos are planning to give the French coach enough time to turn things around at Santiago Bernabeu.

Real Madrid

were eliminated from Copa del Rey with a defeat against third-tier club


on Wednesday. The disappointing result came after

Zinedine Zidane

’s team were crushed out of Supercopa de Espana by

Athletic Bilbao

earlier this week. Despite Real Madrid’s lack of consistency in the recent weeks, 


has learned that Zidane has will not be sacked by the Spanish side’s board and they will continue to support the Frenchman. In a post-match interview after his team’s unexpected defeat on Wednesday, Zidane spoke about his team’s current form.

"We have done good things, not so much lately, but apart from the last games we did good things this season. We have to concentrate on the things that can be done.

"When you lose, you always talk. I take responsibility and whatever has to happen, will happen. I am very calm, the players wanted to win the game. They try and sometimes different things happen. You have to assume responsibility.

"I am going to assume it, as always."

Zidane added:

"It is a difficult moment, we are out of the Copa, we had to do something else but we couldn't. The players have tried. This is football, it is very difficult because we played against a Segunda B team and we have to win the game, but it didn't go like that.

"It's not a shame, it can happen, it happens, these are things that happen in a football career. I assume responsibility and we will continue working. We will not go crazy."

Real Madrid will continue their LaLiga campaign with a match against Alaves on Saturday.

source: SportMob
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