Sunday, 10 January 2016

The World Press React to Zizou Perfect Start

'L'Équipe' dedicate their front page to the Real Madrid win, with a headline of: "This looks promising".
Zinedine Zidane's first game in the Real Madrid dugout was brilliant and the excellent 5-0 win over Deportivo has not gone unnoticed by the international press, with the world's most prestigious media pouring praise on the Whites and their coach.

In France, the front page of L'Équipe features a large photo of an applauding Zidane with a categorical message that: "This looks promising". Similarly, Le Journal du Dimancheran a headline of "Real-ly great Zidane debut in the Whites' dugout"

Le Parisien states that the French coach "couldn't have dreamt of anything better" from his first game in charge. Whilst Le Figaroreports on Zidane "giving Real Madrid wings" and talks of a "triumphant debut".

The perfect start
The New York Times highlights the reception the Frenchman received from the fans: “The coach received a warm welcome from the Santiago Bernabéu, with supporters getting behind him before both and after the game". The Times goes with "Bale treble gives Zinedine Zidane a dream start", describing the coach's first game in charge as, “the perfect start”.

“Zidane gets off and running with a five-goal rout”, is the title of the match report in La Gazzetta dello Sport, which tells of how “the French coach's adventure gets off to a great start". Finally, Olé refer to the Zidane's first game at the helm as a “Galáctico's start”, adding that “Real Madrid gave out a hammering and Bale put in a performance which was out of this world".

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