Madrid Supercopa de Espana elimination not a failure – Zidane
Zinedine Zidane stated lacking out on a Supercopa de Espana last showdown with Barcelona was not a failure for Actual Madrid after they had been crushed 2-1 by Athletic Bilbao.
Raul Garcia’s first-half double was sufficient to knock the holders out and finish their nine-match unbeaten run at La Rosaleda on Thursday.
Karim Benzema’s thirteenth purpose of the season gave Los Blancos hope after Marco Asensio hit the woodwork twice, however the Basque aspect held on to safe solely a second win over the LaLiga champions in 23 matches and a primary victory underneath new coach Marcelino.
Madrid boss Zidane felt his aspect fell wanting the excessive requirements he expects within the first half, however he won’t be dwelling on the setback.
He stated: “Our first half was troublesome, we didn’t get into the sport effectively, they scored two objectives. That they had two probabilities and two objectives. If you find yourself two objectives down it’s all the time troublesome.
“Then we had a greater second half, we created probabilities, we had a number of, scored a purpose, however couldn’t rating a second.”
He added: “It’s not a failure. Failure just isn’t making an attempt, not giving every thing on the sector. Life is like that, you’ll be able to’t all the time win. What we all the time attempt to do is win, however you’ll be able to’t all the time.”
— Actual Madrid C.F.
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