Zinedine Zidane knocked out at consistent conversation almost refereeing choices after Real Madrid moved top of La Liga with a 2-1 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Sergio Ramos’ penalty, for a foul on Vinicius Junior, put Madrid ahead before Adnan Januzaj had an exertion precluded for offside.
Minutes later, Karim Benzema multiplied Madrid’s lead after a VAR check for a potential handball and Zidane’s men hung on in spite of Mikel Merino’s late strike. Zidane is worn out on all the talk about arbitrators, saying his side merited their success as they moved above Barcelona thanks to their boss head-to-head record.
“What annoys me is that at long last we just talk about the officials, it appears that we have not done anything on the field,” the Madrid head coach told in a news meeting.
“Be that as it may, we won’t control the debate. We won on the field and I think the victory is merited. There is a penalty and I feel that for the goal, Karim touches it with his shoulder. These are things of the arbitrator and as always I don’t get included, he carries out his responsibility and that’s it. I have to regard these things and ponder what we did. It is a merited victory, which is the most important thing for us,” Zidane added.
Madrid, who have Real Mallorca on Wednesday, have dominated three consecutive games since coming back to action after the coronavirus-implemented break.
Zidane was satisfied to leave Anoeta with three points, with Madrid top of the table with eight La Liga games remaining.
Zidane said: “A success, three points at a troublesome stadium. We had a complicated match to play until the end. We were playing great, creating chances however this doesn’t mean anything. We saw how complicated the last 10-15 minutes were. Be that as it may, the inclination I’m left with is the exertion and the force and the attitude we had from the start. And at long last, we leave a troublesome stadium with three points. It’s a merited victory.”
Los Blancos lead La Liga based on a better head-than head record with Barcelona, who boasts the same points however unrivaled goal distinction.