Furious Zidane blasts Madrid players after Rayo defeat

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Furious Zidane blasts Madrid players after Rayo defeat

Genuine Madrid mentor Zinedine Zidane assailed his players for "doing nothing" amid a limp 1-0 rout at humble Rayo Vallecano on Sunday which saw the dismissed European heroes endure their tenth Liga annihilation of the period. 

Adri Embarba scored the main objective by changing over a punishment halfway through the primary half and Madrid, beside an exertion by Mariano that was effectively discounted for offside, seldom looked like balancing. 

"We didn't do anything today on any dimension, from the main moment until the last," an angry Zidane told columnists. 

"Here and there you are not ready to score but rather today we didn't make possibilities, we didn't do anything admirably. We have to all be irate with our execution. I am irate on the grounds that we gave a dreadful picture of ourselves." 


It was Madrid's first annihilation since 1997 by Rayo, their far less exciting neighbors who started the diversion base of La Liga, and the first run through in 10 years that Real have lost 10 recreations in a group season. 

Zidane has just been in control for eight matches this term, coming back to the club in March following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari, 10 months in the wake of leaving from the job having won three Champions League titles in succession. 

The Frenchman has won four of his eight recreations back, drawing two and losing two, while neglecting to win any of his four away. 

Madrid trailed Barcelona by 12 points when Zidane came back to the club in March however they are currently 18 points untied of the Catalans, who were delegated La Liga champions on Saturday. 

Genuine are nine points behind second-set Atletico Madrid and look set to complete third for the second season in succession. 

Zidane said he didn't lament coming back to a group that plainly required broad medical procedure after a nerve racking season on all fronts however couldn't endure more exhibitions like Sunday's. 

"I am not sorry I come back to this activity, it's the inverse. I realize I'll need to manage troublesome minutes like today yet we can't stand to play like this once more," he told journalists. 

"Today everything wasn't right, beginning with our demeanor. We were not dedicated at all, be it difficulties or running back. 

"There are numerous recreations which can be troublesome, particularly when you play against a side who run more than you and they (Rayo) played their absolute best, however we didn't do anything of what we have to do on the pitch."