Match Real Madrid Barcelona Real Madrid in a difficult time when diving El Clasico against Barcelona in the 26th La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu, Monday (2/3/2020) early morning hrs.
Los Blancos are in a battered condition after going through three matches in all winless events, and suffered two consecutive defeats to Levante (0-1) in La Liga, and humiliated by Manchester City (1-2) at home on Thursday (27/2 / 2020). Match Real Madrid Barcelona
The defeat of City in the first 16 of the Champions League first leg marks Madrid’s poor results in three recent home games without a win (1 draw, 2 loses). Match Real Madrid Barcelona
Of course this situation makes Madrid need to worry about welcoming the arrival of the mortal. Moreover, this fight is not just risking prestige, but also determines the steps in the championship race going forward. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
Yes, to be able to return to the top of the standings, Madrid need a victory in this fight. Currently, Los Blancos stepped down to second with a value of 53, two points behind Barcelona on the throne. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
For this reason, Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane called on all elements of the club to come together to face this El Clasico. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
“This is a difficult moment because we have not won at our stadium for the last three matches,” Zidane was quoted as saying by Marca. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
“However, those who know football know that these things can happen. We need positive support. We did not listen to what was said, we needed our supporters from the first minute to the last, “he said. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
Ironically, in this difficult situation Madrid is still without Marco Asensio and Eden Hazard who are dealing with injuries. However, Zidane hopes, the togetherness of all club components can make them get out of this dark period.
“I understand that people can be distracted, but we need our fans and we will give everything. Everyone can criticize and this is what the media do, “he said. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
“I have my players, that’s the best, and we will try to get out of this difficult moment going forward,” said the Frenchman. Match Real Madrid Barcelona
Inversely related to Madrid, Barcelona dating with high confidence after never losing in four recent matches in all competitions (3 wins, 1 draw).
In addition, the Catalan club deserves confidence because they have never lost to Madrid in the last seven meetings (4 wins, 3 draws).
In fact, in the last two visits to the Santiago Bernabeu, Barcelona always come home with a victory, 1-0 in La Liga, and in the Copa del Rey semifinal second leg, both matches took place last season.
However, Barcelona’s Entrenador Quique Setien wants his troops to forget the euphoria of the past, and focus on the present.
“The past does not mean anything now, because every game is different. This is an important match for us to continue to lead in the standings,” he said.
“That is the key, maybe not a decisive match, for them, but it is more important for them than for us because if we win we will be five points ahead,” he said.
Just like Zidane, Setien was also dizzy from losing his key pillars due to injury. In the line of attack he could not play Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele. Behind, Sergi Roberto is still recovering.