18 consecutive titles
18 consecutive titles
10 wins, four draws, four losses and unanimous praise for his performances.
It has been two and a half months of hard work for
A series of opportunities that began on October 27 in
definitely bet on him.
Given the injury to
, the French coach had bet on
on several occasions
, including the
played at the
, but the Spanish defender was injured and the coach had no choice but to pull Lucas.
From that moment on, Galician became essential.
Nacho returned, Carvajal returned and
remained at eleven.
Lateral or extreme right, his physical waste and his goals
, one against Eibar and the other against Celta, convinced Zidane and the club, which is already negotiating with him the renewal of his contract.
But Lucas Vázquez, it must be remembered, is not a winger.
And in 18 games the logical thing is that a footballer out of his position makes a mistake.
Failures that, to their own bad luck, came together, on the same night and in the dispute for the
of this strange post-coronavirus season.
, in the semifinals of the Spanish
, the Galician
lost a ball off the ball
that led to 0-1 and
committed a penalty
that made it 0-2, both from Raúl García.
In the first, while Kroos and Ramos asked him for a band change to take advantage of the spaces left by the Basques in the pressure, the Galician opted for an attempt to pass to the center and handed possession to
, who quickly saw his teammate To note.
And in the second, he failed to head a center that ended at the feet of
, whom he knocked down after trying to take the ball from him.
We lost two or three balls that are not usual,
" acknowledged Zidane.
The two goals neutralized a good start for Madrid and intimidated Lucas a bit, who received a yellow and saw how
warned him on several occasions not to get the second.
In the white siege at the end,
the Galician recovered his sensations
and was incisive on the right wing, but without definitive success, like the rest of his teammates.
Lucas' fourth loss in this streak of starts
Madrid's first since Ukraine's 2-0
loss to Shakhtar.
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