Zinedine Zidane met with the press after a big win against Granada. French coach was very happy and said that the team put a lot of effort into the three points.
La Liga title hopes
Zidane said that there are still two rounds. Keep in mind that Real Madrid has to play against Athletic Bilbao during the weekend and finish the season against Villarreal. At the same time, Atletico Madrid has to play against Osasuna and Valladolid. It means that Diego Simeone’s team has an easier schedule and it’s believed that Atletico can win the title easily. Zidane noted that two rounds mean a lot, especially in the long-run tournaments. So, Real Madrid is not going to give up and they want to put 100% pressure on the leader of La Liga table. Zinedine said that Real Madrid played an intensive game and if they stay in this course, they can finish the season with two more wins.
Intensity in the game
Zinedine was satisfied with the squad’s performance. He said that the main target was an intensive game against Granada. Zidane admitted that the team played well in the defensive line too. He said that the team was ready for any scenario, so that’s why the team has not lost focus after conceding a goal in the second half. As you may know, Real Madrid conceded a goal from Granada in the second half but still managed to score two more goals. Zidane said that scoring two goals after conceding one from Granada was a display of a perfect spirit in the dressing room. Team players know how to react to any scenario and case. Zidane noted that Real Madrid will keep with the same pace and intensity. The next game will be another tough luck for Real Madrid. The opponent will be Athletic Bilbao and Real Madrid does not have a positive stats against Atletico Bilbao in the last few years.