In the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup, Barcelona faced a heartbroken defeat against Atletico Madrid. Though the Spanish champion played far better than Atletico the last ten minutes were just for the club of Madrid. They scored two goals in the last ten minutes and took control of the game. After the defeat, many people saw the end of Ernesto Valverde at the Nou Camp. Finally, things came true. Barcelona sacked the coach Ernesto Valverde. However, in the last season in La Liga, Real Madrid passed a very difficult time and changed the coach several times. Now, the Frenchman Zinedine Zidane is holding the power. Today, Real Madrid will face Sevilla in La Liga and before the match, Zidane faced the press conference. According to the report, Zidane can face the same situation as Valverde!
Yes, the Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane thinks that. If his team will face two consecutive defeats, the fans of them will criticize him for sure. After sacking Valverde, in the last Monday, Barcelona has appointed Quique Setien as the new manager of the team. Setien who was the manager of Real Betis earlier and his playing style is almost alike with the Catalan giants.
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In local football, Barcelona was quite successful in the Valverde era. But the Spanish manager could not bring success from the European competition. In the last two seasons of the Champions League, Barcelona played the knockout round and won the first leg in each game at the home venue with a big difference. But at the away venue, Barcelona faced some unforgettable defeats and ruled out from the competition. Along with that in the new season, Barcelona is struggling for the away match victory. So, Barcelona took the official decision earlier.
Today, Real Madrid will play against Sevilla and before the match, Zidane gave an interview where he stated that. Also, he has the utmost respect for Valverde. It is not a good situation, Zidane believes. Valverde proved that he is a great coach and Zidane respects him. But in the big clubs, sometimes the situation used to out of control and all managers are aware of that. He knows also of his team Real will face two defeats, he might face the same situation as Valverde. They cannot play better all the time for sure. Barcelona is still on the top position on the La Liga point table and under their new manager, they will be aggressive like before, the French man believes.