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Luca Zidane made a name for himself at Eibar

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Make a primary title. That is what Luca Zidane was in search of when he left Actual Madrid and adopted in his father’s footsteps in 2020. The youthful son of the coach with three Champions Leagues on the head of the merengue membership had left the north of the Spanish capital and Valdebebas, for settle within the southern suburbs, close to Vallecas. At Rayo, “Luca”, a surname displayed on the again of his jersey, to eliminate a reputation which may be too heavy to bear, had waited, within the shadow of Stole Dimitrievski. Affected person, he had lastly performed the final seven matches of the 2020-2021 season, together with the 4 play-off matches which propelled Rayo to La Liga.

Inevitably, the French appeared because the reputable holder on the resumption, in August, among the many large ones. However a catastrophic begin, with an expulsion after 16 minutes of play, towards Sevilla, through the first day (3-0 defeat for Rayo), had pushed his coach, Andoni Iraola to reinstall him completely on the bench. . Lastly holder seven occasions through the second a part of the season, with him the Rayo conceded 6 defeats and 1 draw. Small comfort prize for Luca Zidane, his performances allowed the Madrid membership to realize an incredible epic within the King’s Cup, solely crushed within the semi-finals by Betis.

“Luca” desires to show in Spain

On the finish of the season, Rayo determined to make veteran Diego López (41) Dimitrievski’s understudy and let the son Zidane go. Courted by Montpellier, Luca, 24, had a alternative. The European U17 champion goalkeeper with Les Bleuets in 2015 determined to remain in Spain, with the thought of ​​proving that there was a spot for him. Course Eibar, the place he signed up for 2 seasons, on September 1. A membership by which the goalkeeper place gave the impression to be altering. Ander Cantero had completed the season as a starter for the Armeros, however on the restart it was Yoel Rodríguez, who had began within the cage. However now, on October 23, the hierarchy was shaken up.

Built-in into the group on the daybreak of the sixth day and remained on the bench for his first six matches, Luca Zidane had arrived on tiptoe within the Basque Nation. However as within the earlier season, Yoel Rodríguez didn’t retain the arrogance of Gaizka Garitano for very lengthy. The Spanish coach determined to supply his French quantity 25 a primary tenure on October 23. A 1-1 draw towards Albacete, punctuated by a save within the final moments, which didn’t discourage both Garitano or Zidane. Since that date, there is just one holder left within the aim of Eibar, his title is Luca. Aligned within the final 9 matches, he has conceded 6 targets and above all made 4 clear sheets.

Liga goal for Eibar and Zidane

Since taking his place in aim, Eibar have recorded just one defeat (2-1, with a aim conceded within the 96th minute in Cartagena) and stay on an excellent file of 5 wins and three matches null. Followers, cautious of his arrival, are now not. Whereas La Liga2 didn’t stop its exercise through the World Cup in Qatar, Eibar is on a collection of three victories and the present chief of a really tight Spanish second division championship, one level forward of Las Palmas and Levante, two forward of Burgos and Alavés. Nothing is set after 20 days, however there isn’t any doubt that with Luca Zidane because the final bastion, used to operations ascent, Eibar is a declared candidate for the rise within the first division.

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