Zinedine Zidane's risky team selection looked to have backfired as Real Madrid struggled to overcome a fired-up Huesca side, but Karim Benzema came to his manager's rescue by curling in a sensational late winner.
Central-midfielder Isco Alcarcon scored his first goal of Zinedine Zidane's second period in charge of Real Madrid, calmly controlling a through ball from Karim Benzema and finishing well. VAR was briefly consulted, but the goal stood.
Zinedine Zidane spoke to the media once again in a press conference after his return to the Real Madrid bench. Madrid host Celta in the Frenchman's first game of his second spell. The Frenchman spoke about Isco's role.
Luis Enrique, coach of the Spanish national team, revealed his first squad for 2019 for the first two Euro 2020 qualifying matches. Isco's absence and the inclusion of Getafe's Jaime Mata, one of the stars this season, are the key points.
A new era at Real Madrid. If there is anyone that is celebrating the return of Zinedine Zidane to the club, it's Isco Alarcon. The Malaga man, whose role under Solari was minimal, wants to reclaim his position in Madrid's side.