This at a press conference on Wednesday, prior to the receipt of Valencia in la Liga, the Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has commented and validated the new format introduced by UEFA to the end of the Champions League 2019-2020 (see here).
“I think it’s not bad to make the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final in a single match. But before that, we had our eighth-final against Manchester City (defeat 1-2 at home), and we will do everything to pass. But I find it good, yes. Especially to do it in one place, there will be 15 days where everything will be decided,” admitted the technician French in front of the media.
Zidane continues : “As we are going through a particular moment, everything is going to be particular up to the end of the season, and same for the Champions League. The only thing that we don’t know, this is where we will play our 8-final return against City. But we will adapt.” The instance has decided to launch a tournament in Lisbon between 12 and 23 August, with single elimination from quarter-finals.