UEFA Champions League UCL: Losing 5-0 To Madrid Is Not A Big Deal-De Zerbi

Shakthar Donetsk manager Roberto De Zerbi, has refused to accept that Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League loss was the most terrible in his career.

De Zerbi’s Shaktar Donetsk suffered a 5-0 at home to Real Madrid putting them in a daunting situation in Group D.

The Ukrainian side have now gone three games without a win but De Zerbi felt admitted that lost of concentration cost them the huge defeat.

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He said, “It’s not the most terrible defeat in my career, sometimes it happens to any coach. My team tried to play its football.

“We played well in the first half: we played with courage and controlled the ball.

“Even though we conceded that first goal, it wasn’t a bad performance.

“But in the second half, Vinícius scored an early goal and it made things very difficult for us.”

“We were making those mistakes we usually don’t. But what I didn’t like even more is that some players threw up their hands after the second goal.

“One thing is losing 2-0 and another thing is losing 5-0, especially for the team that is in the process of construction.

“And I don’t want it to go through these hard results.”

“When Real Madrid play as Real Madrid, it will be difficult for any team.

“They played an outstanding game. Like I said, we were not bad in the first half but we still lost too many balls in the midfield through Solomon, Tetê, Alan Patrick… so Madrid had many opportunities to counterattack.”

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