Real Madrid suffered yet another blow in qualification for the next round of UCL, after second-half goals sealed a defeat against Shakhtar Donetsk.
1. Zinedine Zidane rubbishes reports of him getting sacked after Real Madrid’s abysmal display against Shakhtar Donetsk.
2. Real Madrid drop to the third position in the Group B of the Champions League.
3. Real Madrid have made it out of the group stages of UCL, every year since 1997.
Zidane quashes the rumors of getting the sack:
Zinedine Zidane rubbished guidelines he should stroll far from Real Madrid and stated the Spanish giants did now no longer should lose after taking place 2-0 to Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday, their 2nd defeat in the UEFA Champions League.
Shakhtar Donetsk moves above Real Madrid in UCL group:
Substitutes Dentinho and Manor Solomon each scored goals in the 2nd-half, in Kyiv as Shakhtar is taken aback by the 13-time European champions again, having already triumphed 3-2 in Madrid in October. Shakhtar had misplaced their remaining Group B suits in opposition to Borussia Moenchengladbach with the aid of using a combination rating of 10-0; however, this victory allowed them to transport above Real into 2nd location withinside the institution with one sport remaining.
Inter Milan stays in contention of qualifying for the next round:
Gladbach pinnacle the phase with the aid of using a point, whilst Shakhtar now has the higher hand on the Real way to their advanced head-to-head record. However, Inter Milan‘s 3-2 win away to Gladbach now no longer handiest saved the Italians alive, however additionally restrained the harm for Real, who now understand a win at domestic to the Germans subsequent week will take them through, no matter how Shakhtar fare of their remaining sport.
Since 1997, every year, Real Madrid has qualified from the group stages:
Madrid has made it out in their institution in every year since 1997 and so failure to qualify might be visible as a disaster, however, Zidane stated he might now no longer depart the club he has up to now led to 3 Champions League triumphs and 2 La Liga titles over both the spells as a coach.