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Zidane Reacts To Real's Copa Humiliation

Zinedine Zidane Reacts To Real Madrid’s Copa Del Rey Humiliation

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jan 25, 2018 07:29 AM @KurtLaduma

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has reacted to his side getting knocked out of the Copa del Rey by minnows Leganes on Wednesday night, and admitted his job is on the line.

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After falling short in their league performances this season, Zidane might have thought the Copa del Rey was a great chance for Los Blancos to win silverware, but it was not to be.

Real suffered a 2-1 loss at home to Leganes on Wednesday, and the Frenchman was quick to admit afterwards that the defeat was a massive disappointment.

"Yes, it's a failure for me, clearly," he said, according to Marca.

"Yes, I feel very responsible. We didn't play the game, especially in the first half, after winning a complicated game away. We didn't play well enough today, we didn't play how we had to play. We can say what we want but it's very hard, it's a difficult night for everyone.

"We will look at the situation and I will first because I am to blame. We can't change things, there were 90 minutes to do that and we didn't. Now we have to think about tomorrow, to get up and keep working because on Saturday there is another game."

Zidane was also asked if he feels his job is in jeopardy.  

"That is clear, I am responsible for this," he added.

"I'm the one who has to find solutions for the team to be more efficient."

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Real will play three LaLiga games, against Valencia, Levante and Real Sociedad, before the first leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 against Paris Saint-Germain at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Do you think Real should consider replacing Zidane? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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lindor10000bc Jan 26, 2018 01:32 PM
You are skating on thin ice San I think it will be better for every1 if u left now b4 the Uefa resumes
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STIGA18 Jan 25, 2018 02:43 PM
Where is ur so self proclaimed best player in the world Mr Dos sontos
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Thobz10 Jan 25, 2018 11:58 AM
Yeeer Zidane lacks balls and courage anjan. Believe me if Pep was in charge of Real, he would've sold Bale & cr7 n signed young exciting forwards or wouldve already replaced Morata. Instead of looking for solutions, he's busy defending cr7 and Benzema but they're both dead players mxm.
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Faysal Jan 25, 2018 10:58 AM
Bye than
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lucky555 Jan 25, 2018 10:49 AM
@NtsetG u don't take it serious but teams take it serious coz they won't win a treble wthout domestic cups
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MLESZ Jan 25, 2018 10:35 AM
Aaah wht should we say u cost us
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Mthombo_D_R_M Jan 25, 2018 10:02 AM
@NtsetG Nedbank cup gets you to Africa Pal. Every competition is important to big teams.
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NtsetG Jan 25, 2018 09:54 AM
I don't take this cup serious,,it's like nedbank bank cup,,
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Evergreenmessi Jan 25, 2018 09:46 AM
All Zidane doing now is defending Ronaldo on media he no longer that loved/ respected icon everybody would work hard sweat blood die for the cause of iconic manager now wheels have changed Ronaldo seem to be centre power Zidane is no longer in charge is just a spokesperson of Ronaldo or mediator between Ronaldo and his enermies which media
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Evergreenmessi Jan 25, 2018 09:31 AM
@Master25 Benitez got sacked bcz of cola del Ray he played a suspended player then they got disqualified he was sacked after one or two games after that
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Giggs 22 Jan 25, 2018 09:19 AM
Zidane is taking these games not serious,he must be the one to blame.
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Mentashe Jan 25, 2018 09:13 AM
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arlandomadrid Jan 25, 2018 09:11 AM
We need to bolster our squad.
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Master25 Jan 25, 2018 08:59 AM
@Pirates_999, you're such a sore looser. Discrediting the Copa del Rey just because Madrid is out. We all know that Madrid would have loved to win trebble or more this season and that includes Copa del Rey. You say you understand football but anyone who understands it will know that the Copa del Rey is one of the major competitions in Spanish football and it's a big deal if Madrid doesn't do well in it especially when being knocked out by so called small teams.
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Mavulela Jan 25, 2018 08:54 AM
Now Zizo is the one to be blame. I think aunt Penaldo should be the one to be blamed,and the second person is Perez for running necked in the media after Neyma leave Barcelona.
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Evergreenmessi Jan 25, 2018 08:26 AM
@Pirates_999 the fact of the the future U will get nothing this season try and discredit everything like any bad loser
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Pirates_999 Jan 25, 2018 08:11 AM
If you only started following football when your mama bought a TV for 2010 WC then you will be surprised by the results, but if you've been following football you will understand that Real Madrid doesn't do well in Copa "CheapCup" Del Rey
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Golden Boots Jan 25, 2018 08:06 AM
They beat relegation candidates and they yada yada to much these cows. Valencia will take them to the cleaners in La Liga this weekend.

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