Actual Madrid boss Santiago Solari admitted his group put in a ‘weak efficiency’ of their 1-Zero Copa del Rey loss to native rivals Leganes.
Regardless of dropping the sport, Los Blancos will progress to the quarter last levels of the event, successful the tie 3-1 on combination due to a 3-Zero victory within the first leg.
Wednesday’s match noticed Real lack any attacking intent, as they gave the impression to be completely satisfied to take a seat again and defend their three-goal lead. On one other night time, they may have been surprised as Leganes have been the higher facet all through the competition however the hosts have been wasteful in entrance of purpose.
Per ESPN, Solari stated after the sport: “A weak efficiency, above all the primary half.
“I feel we have been higher within the second half, though not sufficient to be happy with how we performed. We’re completely satisfied that some gamers obtained time on the pitch which they wanted, and that we obtained by the tie. It was a tough sport, however the efficiency was weak”.
Solari additionally praised goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who made quite a lot of spectacular saves.
“[Navas] did very properly,” Solari said. “He’s all the time at this stage, trains properly, and is a superb goalkeeper. That isn’t one thing we discovered right this moment.”
Requested if Actual missed Karim Benzema, the Argentine supervisor stated: “We paid for not having a selected reference level in assault, that was clear.
“It’s a damaged little finger. We hope to have him on the weekend, and we want him in fact. We wish him this weekend, subsequent Wednesday, and the next weekend.”
Solari and Actual will likely be hoping to return to successful methods following this defeat. Their subsequent match sees them host third-placed Sevilla in La Liga on Saturday.