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Ronaldo blames three players for Copa del Rey loss - FCNaija

Copa Del Rey By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 25/01/2018

Cristiano Ronaldo has been furious with three players following Real Madrid exit from Copa del Rey.

Los Blancos lost 2-1 to Leganes in the quarter-final second leg tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night, which means the La Liga holders out the competition on away goals rule.

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Real Madrid only hopes of winning any major trophy this season now rest in the Champions League and with 32-year-old Portugal captain was raging with the prospect of only winning one piece of silverware this campaign as he was unavailable for the match due to he was recovering from eye bruises.

But according to Don Balon that Ronaldo has demanded to president Florentino Perez that three players of Kiko Casilla, Achraf Hakimi and Marcos Llorente should be axed from the squad.

The trio all started the match against Leganes but were unimpressive with their displays and coach Zinedine Zidane has already hinted that there will be no new face at Bernabeu in this transfers window.

The Frenchman job is on the line as Real Madrid trail arch-rival Barcelona by 19 points in the La Liga table and faces a tricky last 16 tie of the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain next month
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