There is no doubt that Zidane’s priority is to return to Real Madrid the regularity that LaLiga forces you to finish at the top in a thorough race of 38 days.
Two days to finish the first round, Madrid is still at the top of the table, tied to points with Barcelona, after having visited Wanda Metropolitano, Sánchez Pizjuán, Mestalla and Camp Nou.
If Real Madrid can boast of something, it is that it has not lost any of its visits to these feuds. Always complicated fields where points are gold, Madrid this season have always returned home with points in their pocket. The first exit to Seville, where Madrid had not won since 2015, saw one of the strongest versions of the white team this season. Madrid won with a lonely goal from Benzema, while Sevilla was left without a goal , something that improved Atlético in the Wanda derby, if only with a shot in the final stretch.
Madrid went to the Metropolitan and in another exam of maximum demand the white team only sinned correctly in the last meters to take more than a point of his visit to the Wanda. In Mestalla, without Hazard or Casemiro , with a plethoric Valencia in front, Madrid set a first level high level where Zidane only lacked the goal to show his superiority on the scoreboard. However, Valencia went ahead but Madrid, which did not lose faith, rescued a point in the last play thanks to Benzema … and Courtois, who knew that with its two meters high something could scratch on the last play and he did so.
Zidane against history
Against Barcelona at Camp Nou, the script was the same as in Mestalla. The first half had only one color and was white and only Ter Stegen and Piqué, held Barça when the culé set was the worst. There were no goals. But Madrid added a valuable point with a Zidane who made history last night in Barcelona.
The Frenchman does not know the defeat as a coach at the Camp Nou and on his fifth visit to the feud culé surpassed Miguel Muñoz, who managed to add four consecutive victories between 1962 and 1965 between the League and the Generalissimo Cup. For the French, the balance is two wins and three draws with a score of eight goals in favor and only five against.
The condition of undefeated after the visits to Pizjuán, Wanda, Mestalla and Camp Nou are translated in six points by the three (the victory in the Wanda that only the team added last year . A radical change that shows the importance that Zidane has given to the domestic competition and that even improve Madrid double, when the team added four points.