Premier league news Zinedine Zidane hints at Toni Kroos and Luka Modric recalls for Chelsea clash Last spor news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Real Madrid head to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night on the back of a 2-0 win over Osasuna in La Liga as manager Zinedine Zidane was able to rest two key players

Premier league news Zinedine Zidane hints at Toni Kroos and Luka Modric recalls for Chelsea clash Last spor news

PremierLeague-News.Com - Real Madrid head to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night on the back of a 2-0 win over Osasuna in La Liga as manager Zinedine Zidane was able to rest two key players

Premier league news  Zinedine Zidane hints at Toni Kroos and Luka Modric recalls for Chelsea clash Last spor news
02 May 2021 - 16:16

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Zinedine Zidane made a big decision for Real Madrid's 2-0 win over Osasuna. With one eye on the Champions League semi-final second leg against Chelsea, the Los Blancos boss opted to rest key midfield duo Luka Modric and Toni Kroos for the La Liga clash. Both were unused substitutes as Real Madrid warmed up for their trip to west London with an important win that keeps them firmly in the title race. For 76 minutes it looked as if Zidane's gamble was going to backfire, but two goals in four minutes from Eder Militao and Casemiro sealed victory and spared his blushes. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now As a result, the Frenchman was happy to have won the game and to have given Modric and Kroos a much-needed breather. "There are loads of games. Luka and Toni were rested today and that’s very important," Zidane told reporters. "Antonio Blanco came in and he did really well. He did a good job. "It was a hard-fought win. I’m pleased for all the players because it’s not easy to do what we’ve been doing in every game.

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. "We have to be pleased about that. It was a good win today." Zidane's admission that it was "important" to rest Modric and Kroos is a major hint in regards to his team selection at Stamford Bridge. It's safe to say that barring any setbacks before Wednesday, the pair will return to the Real Madrid starting XI against the Blues as the Frenchman bids to guide his team to another Champions League final. Read More Related Articles Real Madrid to avoid another blow ahead of Chelsea trip as Zinedine Zidane issues injury update Read More Related Articles Why Thiago Silva shouted at Billy Gilmour as Chelsea tighten grip on top four spot Zidane also addressed the fitness of his squad given the hectic fixture schedule. "Today we were very good physically and mentally because when we finished the game we were already thinking about recovery," he added. "We know that we play every three days and all the details are important when it comes to recovering our strength and that's what we're taking into every game. "Today we were physically very good. Let's enjoy this victory, we’ll rest and then we'll play again on Wednesday."

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