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THE DAY AFTER
Lads, we fought bravely and won, but at a great cost. We lost one of our best players in Lucas Vazquez to injury. A moment of silence for our fallen comrade.
The dark & nefarious forces of Catalunya certainly didn’t go down without leaving a wretched mark. But the journey continues. La Liga is still a tight race. Rest up.
THE LEGEND OF ZZ
Now tell me, how many coaches would’ve taken out Benzema, Kroos & Vinicius for Isco, Mariano and Marcelo IN A MUST WIN CLASICO and still won??? Only person i know that would dare do such a thing is Mourinho, but he’ll have to not like the player/s to do so. Other than that, he wouldn’t try it. But smack me upside the head and call me a tree climbing fish, Zidane did just that. Presumably for the upcoming Liverpool match.
CASEMIRO FINALLY GETS A RED
After years of expert level evasion that would make Messi’s tax accountant proud, followed by strategically racking up yellows, whether by technical or non-technical fouls and even using danilo as a stunt double to receive a yellow card in his stead. Lads, it is with great displeasure that i announce to you that Casemiro is now suspended from the next match. Smh, and i don’t think we can fight this one either.
Everytime i see him play. I think if he was a bit more ambitious, he would be one of the most deadliest strikers europe has ever seen. He’s physically gifted, technically astute and great work ethic, so you know he’s not a static or lazy poacher. But he’s fine collecting a 5 million a year paycheck and playing less than 500 minutes of football over the course of a year. Jovic would kill for his extra 500 minutes of football here.
Eder Militao is playing 50 Million Euro football. A consistent run of matches can do wonders for a players form and confidence.
Check out the immediate reactions from yesterday’s Clasico & our superb player ratings. Listen to our post clasico podcast. Zidane admits we could’ve scored more.