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Real Madrid board standing by Zidane

Real Madrid's board are sticking with coach Zinedine Zidane.

Marca says there is a sense of calm and reflection at Real Madrid this Thursday, even after the painful Copa del Rey loss to Alcoyano on Wednesday night, where the team fell to a 2-1 extra time defeat against 10 men.

The reigning LaLiga Santander champions may have lost their way in recent weeks, but those in charge at Los Blancos will wait until the summer to take decisions.

This means that Zidane will be the coach when Real Madrid visit Alaves in LaLiga Santander on Saturday. The plan is for the Frenchman to finish the 2020/21 season.

Zidane took the recovery training session on Thursday and it appears he still believes what he said in his post-match press conference in Alcoy, when he claimed that this defeat was simply something that can happen in football.

The directors know that recent results haven't been up to the standard expected at Real Madrid, but they're insisting that this isn't the moment to change coach.

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