Zidane’s battalion seeks not to exit Real Madrid in a zero season without tournaments and a double repeat of the 2016-2017 season.
Real Madrid left the Copa del Rey, which qualified Barcelona to face Athletic Bilbao in the final, and Real Madrid lost the Spanish Super Cup.
Real Madrid are competing strongly for the Spanish League and the Champions League, and may conclude the season with their achievement, as it did in 2017.
With the end of the international break, we’ll be in for a crucial period of a tough season.
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Position and goal
Real Madrid are third in the Spanish League table, 6 points behind leaders Atletico de Madrid, 10 rounds before the end.
Real Madrid is waiting for Atletico Madrid to stumble and beat Barcelona in El Clasico in order to win the title in the end.
Real Madrid defends the Spanish League title after achieving it last season after an absence of three years.
Real Madrid collide with Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals on their way to the 14th title in the history of the tournament.
Real Madrid missed the last two Champions League trophies after winning three consecutive titles.
As for the Copa del Rey, Real Madrid deposited the tournament early and qualified for the final Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao.
The goal of the remainder of the current season is to repeat the 2016-2017 season by combining the league double and the Champions League, or to worsen Zidane’s position.
Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Liverpool are Real Madrid’s clear rivals so far.
Atletico Madrid is at the top of the Spanish League with 66 points, 4 points behind Barcelona and 6 points behind Real Madrid.
There is a confrontation expected between Real Madrid against Barcelona on April 10, before another league match between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. The results of the two matches may serve the royal team in their struggle for the title.
But the El Clasico match against Barcelona comes between two crucial confrontations against Liverpool in the Champions League.
Real Madrid will host Liverpool on April 6, in the first leg of the quarter-finals, before arriving on the 14th of the same month.
Liverpool is suffering in the current period in the English Premier League due to injuries and the decline in the level of the team, but it remains a strong competitor and an obstacle for the Spanish club towards the Champions League semi-box.
Real Madrid’s tough confrontations will not end with Liverpool and Barcelona, as the team plays against Real Betis, Getafe, Seville, Granada, Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal in the league, and his qualification in the Champions League will make him meet the winner of Chelsea and Porto.
Zidane’s future with Real Madrid may be decided depending on the remainder of the season, as combining the league and the Champions League double will definitely raise his chances of continuing into the next season.
In the event that Real Madrid exit with a zero season without tournaments, the technical management may witness a potential change.
The last season that saw Real Madrid not crowned the Spanish League, the Copa del Rey or the Champions League was 2014-2015 and saw Carlo Ancelotti sacked despite winning the Club World Cup.
The month of April largely determines the features of Zidane’s fate with Real Madrid after the three successive difficult confrontations against Liverpool, Barcelona, and Liverpool again.
Real Madrid bid farewell to the Champions League, losing El Clasico and moving away from the league title in about a week, Zidane may close to leaving the technical leadership of the team.
On the contrary, this week may be the beginning of the expected step to combine the league double and the Champions League.
Real Madrid’s qualification at the expense of Liverpool will go up to the semi-finals and make its chances of reaching the final match strong, and also overcoming Barcelona, elevating it to second place and continuing to catch up with Atletico Madrid.
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April 3 to host Eibar (La Liga)
April 6 to host Liverpool (UEFA Champions League)
April 10 Barcelona (La Liga) host
April 14, he visits Liverpool (UEFA Champions League)
April 21, he will visit Cadiz (La Liga)
April 25 Real Betis (La Liga) host
April 27 or 28 (Champions League semi-final first leg if qualified)
April 28 visiting Getafe (La Liga)
May 2 host Osasuna (La Liga)
May 4 or 5 (Champions League semi-final second leg if qualified)
May 9 to host Sevilla (La Liga)
May 12 travel to Granada (La Liga)
May 16 guest of Athletic Bilbao (La Liga)
May 23 host Villarreal (La Liga final)
May 29 (UEFA Champions League Final if qualified)