Zinedine Zidane and Toni Kroos have bemoaned Real Madrid’s developing injury issues after full-back Dani Carvajal limped off in Sunday’s 2-0 success over Valencia.
Carvajal was showing up for Madrid since January 2 yet kept going only 28 minutes prior to supporting an evident injury to his correct thigh.
He has been confined to 12 games altogether rivalries this term and is currently viewed as a major uncertainty for the Champions League last-16 first leg with Atalanta on February 24.
The Spain worldwide joins any semblance of Sergio Ramos, Eder Militao, Alvaro Odriozola, Eden Hazard, Rodrygo, Federico Valverde and Marcelo uninvolved.
Madrid manager Zidane is worried about the extensive rundown of wounds he has needed to battle with this term and is uncertain why such countless players have been governed down and out.
“There are a lot of injuries,” he told Movistar. “I’m worried because when you lose a player it bothers me. It’s a relapse [for Carvajal].
“I’m sorry for him because he was fine to play and is a very important player to us. But I can’t explain all these injuries.”
Inquired as to whether the stuffed apparatus plan is to be faulted, with Madrid playing multiple times since the turn of the year, Zidane said: “I’m not going to get into that.
“We already have enough trouble. The calendar is what it is. We didn’t have a normal pre-season and there are many injuries.
“I hope to get my players back but I’m not going to get involved in the rest.”
Lucas Vazquez supplanted Carvajal at right-back and opened in flawlessly by teeing up Kroos for Madrid’s second, 30 minutes after Karim Benzema had opened the scoring.
Kroos, who scored and helped an objective in a similar Madrid coordinate unexpectedly since November 2018, joined Zidane in weeping over his side’s physical issue bad dream.
“It worries us a lot, of course. We are without important players,” he said. “Dani has come back from three injuries in a row – it’s not right, we don’t like it.
“But the others have to do as much as possible. We can’t change the situation, just accept it.”
Valencia oversaw only one endeavor on track at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano – Maxi Gomez’s shot from range – in what was a normal third progressive group win for Madrid.
Zidane’s men have now held consecutive clean sheets and the Frenchman is satisfied with the improvement made close by at the back.
“That much is evident,” he said. “We believe a lot in what we do. We are overcoming difficulties and there is a lot left for us to give.”
Madrid, who have now gone 13 home LaLiga matches without losing to Valencia, are five focuses loose of Atletico Madrid having played two games more than the class chiefs.
Be that as it may, double cross title-winning supervisor Zidane isn’t yet surrendering any expectation of pursuing down adversaries Atletico, who Madrid face at Wanda Metropolitano on March 7.
“We are going to continue doing what we are doing,” he said. “We are not going to look at what others are doing. Today we played a very good game.
“They all defended very well without the ball and when got forward we caused a lot of damage. We have to continue in this way.“
Valencia lead trainer Javi Gracia has won just one of his eight LaLiga games against Madrid and agreed with full fault for his stance’s dull showcase in the Spanish capital.
“It was a bad game from us,” he said. “I do not know if it was our worst of the season but one of the worst. The intention was to be more aggressive, it was very easy for them.
“The coach has the maximum responsibility in everything. This is a step backwards in our trajectory. From the first minute we have not been able to demonstrate anything.
“We have not seen options to achieve anything positive here. We could not even link two passes”.
Daniel Carvajal Ramos is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a right back for Real Madrid and the Spain national team. Having risen through the Real Madrid youth ranks, he spent a season with Bayer Leverkusen before returning to Real Madrid.