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Clasico Not About Revenge – Zidane

Posted: Apr 2, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said that he does not believe his players will have revenge on their minds when they confront Barcelona in today’s Clasico at Nou Camp.
Madrid was thrashed 4-0 by their great rivals at the Santiago Bernabeu in November, a result that hastened the downfall of Zidane’s predecessor Rafael Benitez.
Zidane has overseen five straight wins in all competitions since February’s 1-0 derby defeat to Atletico Madrid but accepts facing a Barcelona side 10 points better off than his own at the top of La Liga represents a significant challenge.
“The players know perfectly well what happened in the previous Clasico. Revenge? No, it’s just a game we want to win.
“We’re on a good run, playing well lately. We keep doing our work. I want to see my team playing as they have been doing lately.
“I will sleep the same as always tonight. I will enjoy tomorrow – my first Barca-Madrid match as a coach. I want to enjoy it,” Zidane said at pre-match conference.