Spanish Super Cup: Zidane, Valverde spit fire
La Liga By: Collins Udeme | 13/08/2017
Real Madrid and Barcelona managers Zinedine Zidane and Ernesto Valverde are talking tough ahead of the Spanish Super Cup (Supercopa) showdown at Camp Nou on Sunday.Barca drew first blood under new manager Ernesto Valverde when these sides met late last month in Miami. In their two meetings last season, Barcelona claimed four points, including a famous last gasp win at the Santiago Bernabéu in April.While Ernesto Valverde who will be making his debut as a Barca coach in official competition on Sunday has vowed to give Barcelona fans a team that “reel them in” ahead of Sunday’s first leg clash, Zidane whose Real Madrid side have become serial trophy winners insists the aim is to go to Barcelona and win.
A relatively upbeat Zidane in a pre-match interview said: "It is special because it is another trophy. We know that playing against Barcelona is extra special. We are playing against our strongest rival, but for
Valverde who will be aiming to claim the Supercopa trophy for a second time as coach, having won in 2015, when his Athletic Club side defeated Barcelona said: "The friendly game we played during the tour is a reference point but that’s all. Now it’s different, there is a title at stake and they want to win it as well"We will have to give our best to win, they will be two tough matches. We are focused on the game and whatever the talk is, we are only thinking about