Madrid were surprisingly beaten 0-1 by promoted Cadiz at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in continued LaLiga, at night WIB. The only goal for the visitors to win was created by Antony Lozano in the 16th minute.
In this match, Cadiz was indeed able to trouble Los Blancos, especially in the first half. Cadiz could even have scored more goals if Sergio Ramos didn’t block Alvaro Negredo’s chances at the start of the match.
Thibaut Courtois also made a brilliant save by tying away Juan Cala’s long-range strike in the 14th minute. Madrid’s game only improved in the second half, but still unable to save them from defeat.
Reflecting on this, Zidane considered that his team deserved to lose in this match. He admitted that Madrid performed so badly in the first half of the match.
“There’s nothing to explain. We have to accept defeat and that’s all,” Zidane was quoted as saying on the official website Real Madrid.
“We deserve to be unhappy with ourselves and nothing else, but these things can happen in football. We really struggled to find our game, it was really difficult from the start.”
“We improved after the break, but we shouldn’t complain if they were already two or three goals ahead in the first half. If you don’t start off well, things can be a struggle and that’s what happened tonight, but that’s not an excuse. “said Zidane add.
Even so, this defeat has not shifted Madrid from the top of the standings. El Real has now collected 10 points from five matches.