On Sunday afternoon, the Real Madrid confirmed through a press release the severity of the injury to Lucas Vasquez. Happiness after beating Barcelona in the Classic was overshadowed after the club’s announcement. The injury occurred after a play with Busquets, both knees collided, but the Spanish took the worst part. A few minutes later he was replaced by Álvaro Odriozola.
«After the tests carried out today on our player Lucas Vázquez by the Real Madrid Medical Services, he was diagnosed with a posterior cruciate ligament sprain in his left knee. Pending evolution, “said the official statement on the team’s social networks. Everything indicates that the rest of the season will be lost with the Real Madrid. Bad news for Zidane and the rest of the squad.
“We don’t change anything. It is true that Lucas comes out by a strong blow and Odri He came in his place, “said Zidane at a press conference, far from waiting for the result of his medical examination. Another of the players who was replaced by the coach was Valverde, in this regard he commented: «It is clear that we are at the limit. It was a tremendous game “, highlighted the Madrid coach.
The coach did not boast of victory and lowered the tension around it: «Nothing changes. A lot is missing. We have to rest for today. They have been two very worked games. Now you have to rest. I don’t know how we are going to end the season, we are physically at the limit, “he said at a press conference where, although he expressed pride in his players, he acknowledged that there is still a lot to do.
Finally, he spoke of Nacho «He is a very reliable player, he knows the house. He is always willing to play when it is his turn, he has done very well tonight. I am happy for them because what they are doing is very difficult. Players who play little come out and comply. All the players are committed to what we are doing, “said the coach.