Zidane, true to his way, did not reveal much at the pre-Classic press conference on Wednesday at Camp Nou. In fact, the French coach was especially cautious during the questions regarding the special conditions of this game, after the postponement and with the Catalan conflict as a background; Zidane didn't want to be fired or stepped in any puddle. "I don't need to explain anything to a friend or anyone," he answered when asked how he would tell one of his French compatriots the reasons why the classic is played in December rather than October when it was designated.
Where Zidane opened something was when it came to commenting on the transgaming.orging conditions of the game. In any case, he has revealed his plan for the initial eleven, he never does and would not be any different in such a duel; but yes He suggested what could be around him now to get a positive result at Camp Nou: a rampant Madrid and Bale being an important piece.
* Data updated on December 17, 2019
When asked by the Welsh, if he is prepared to play a match this time, after all the controversy surrounding him (the flag with Wales, the Bernabéu pits, his injuries …), Zidane was optimistic about the his expected role in the classic: "Bale is with us, he is training well. He is an important player, he has always proved it. Tomorrow will be prepared like everyone, I have no doubt"
What "always showed" refers to the tendency of the British to appear in the big games: the Lisbon and Kiev finals, the Cup final against Barça in Valencia … or the same, the last Zidane Classic at Camp Nou on May 6, 2018, in which Bale made the final 2-2. The Real Madrid coach knows that Bale's qualities (goal, space speed, good air play …) are a very important asset in a duel in which he has already fallen that Madrid will not be very focused on catching the ball and yes In harming the rival.
Asked whether gun ownership would be a central element of the game, an indispensable requirement for taking something from Camp Nou, the Frenchman was unusually clear: "No. It's not that I don't worry, it's that there are so many things. What we should do is show our best version. And that's it"In the past, it was good for Madrid to gallop in Barcelona, giving in and concentrating on putting in a good pressure as Barcelona cross the barrier to get off with speed; that's why he wants to play Zidane for score points Classic that would highlight Madrid as a solo leader.