The both of For your at the start of the second half he put the Real Madrid already Zinedine Zidane, signaled by the system change at the start of the second part. After the break, the French coach opted for a defense of three with Casemiro central and Luke Y Mendy in the lanes that his team could not interpret and that he took advantage of the Real society to submit to Madrid and get ahead on the scoreboard.
Zidane rectified in time to return to the usual 4-3-3 and entering Vinicius, Rodrygo Y Hugo Duro by the three titular attackers. A quarter of an hour later he changed to an exhausted Luka modric for Fede Valverde. Both the Uruguayan and the Brazilian returned yesterday from injury and Zidane his pulse did not tremble to give them stripes. Rodrygo He returned to play after 68 days of injury and a month earlier than planned while Valverde was off the pitch 38 days after injuring himself in the Cup match against him Alcoyano.
With the Madrid turned to the attack in search of the tie, Zidane He chose to populate the bands to try to open the San Sebastian defense. While Kroos, Mendy Y Vinicius they loaded the left sector, Valverde, Rodrygo Y Luke they came together on the other shore to strike on the right.
The energy provided by the newcomers was key to overcoming the resistance of the visiting team. Rodrygo Y Valverde showed harmony and in their boots were born some of the best occasions, including the one that supposed the agonizing so much of Vinicius in the 89th minute of the game.
The returns of the Brazilian and the Uruguayan represent a very important reinforcement for a team very decimated by injuries. Casemiro, Kroos Y Modric have had little respite in the spinal cord while, in the absence of Benzema, the forward formed by Vinicius, Mariano, Asensio Y Hugo He has only been able to score one goal in the last few games.