For the daily, coach Zinedine Zidane found the ideal position for Marcelo as a left midfielder in the 3-4-3 scheme, citing that the athlete should no longer act as a full-back.
“The Brazilian returned to play 53 days later, in his most difficult season. He gave Benzema great assistance in the 5 minutes, who even managed to score, but in an impediment. The defense set up with three defenders helps Marcelo to avoid the defensive tasks, he played as a midfielder and winger on the left, leading several offensive actions “, he stressed.
“He felt comfortable with little defensive responsibility and gave clarity to the team in the attack by acting as a midfielder. Zidane found his place in the team, and left after 22 minutes after making a good match,” he added.
The vehicle also exalted striker Vinicius Jr., who entered the 2nd half, made a forward on the left side and assisted Benzema to score the 2nd goal merengue.
In the opinion of the Brand, the ex-flamenguista lives “a great moment” with the shirt of the whites, even though he is not always a starter.
“Six minutes after joining, Vini demonstrated that he is going through a great moment and made a beautiful individual action to give assistance for the 2 to 0. The Brazilian won the bottom line and crossed perfectly for Benzema to score with his head,” he wrote.
Regarding Rodrygo, the newspaper noted that the former Santos player was more discreet in the field.
“The Brazilian took over from Asensio with the aim of giving more freshness to Madrid’s attack, in order to sentence a match that was practically open at 15 in the 2nd half,” he pointed out.
Finally, the Spanish daily also praised the departure of defender Eder Militão, who won a rare chance as a starter and did not commit.
“The Brazilian tries to recover the lost ground in the final stretch of the season. He was powerful in the aerial game, which was the only danger option for Eibar. Militão had outstanding accounts with Zidane and ‘paid’ everything. He was serious, strong from the top, attentive and quick in the opponent’s few attacks “, he concluded.
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