Zidane: Vallejo deserved the punishment against Fuenlabrada - FCNaija

Copa Del Rey By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 27/10/2017

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was delighted with the performance of his team against Fuenlabrada in the Copa Del Rey on Wednesday night at the Fernando Torres Stadium.

Zidane was blunt when asked about  the dismissal of Jesus Vallejo, he said it was a deserved red card for the young defender.

Zidane fielded a second string of Real Madrid team against the Segunda division side, Marcos Asensio and Lucas Vasquez gave Los Blancos the victory from the spot-kick as Real Madrid was awarded two penalty kicks.

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Vallejo was sent off on debut in their Copa win against Fuenlabrada and Zidane was of the opinion that, "He cannot be happy, even though he has played a very serious game

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"It's things that can happen, it's a red one but I'm happy with his game."

The coach added: "All the players have made a great game and we are all satisfied."

Up next for the La Liga champions is the League game against Girona on Sunday at the Estadi Montilivi.