Zidane Admits Real Madrid ‘Lacked Everything’ In 7-3 Defeat By Atletico


Real Madrid crumpled like a pack of cards inside the MetLife Stadium New Jersey on Friday night as Laliga rivals Atletico Madrid got in their element, mauling Zinedine Zidane’s men 7-3 in a preseason International Champions Cup match.

Diego Costa scored for goals for Atletico before he was sent off in the 64th minute along with Real Madrid’s Daniel Carvajal after both player clashed.

Goals from Costa (1′), Joao Felix (8′), Angel Correa (19′), and Costa again (28′, 45′ pen) ensured that Atletico confounded Real Madrid with 5-0 first half lead

Costa netted his fourth goal after the halftime break in the 51st minute to make it 6-0 before Nacho Fernandez pull one back for Madrid in the 59th minute. Vitolo who replaced Felix in the 66th minute made it 7-1 for Atletico with his 70th minute goal. Then Karim
Benzema and Javi Hernandez scored in the 85th and 89th minutes respectively to end it 7-3.

“What happened is that we entered the game very badly. A…

Source: Complete Sports