Real Madrid clearly beat the Sheriff in a clash with more than recognizable faces, as Ancelotti did not want to risk rotating. The result (0-3) was automatic classification, the only Spanish team to have it insured in the absence of a match, but this type of confrontation should be used to give rest to some headlines. At least, that’s how they estimate it in ‘The spar‘, which analyzed what happened in Transnistria after the game.
In addition, Jonathan Barnett, Bale’s agent, made statements in which he criticized the white fans: “I don’t care what the Real Madrid fans think. Why should I be concerned? I think they have been disgusting to Gareth Bale. They have misbehaved.”. These also had a leading role in the Cadena SER program.
“Bale’s departure from Madrid was already going to be bad, but now it will be worse because of these statements by Barnett. This the public will not forgive “, began the journalist Julio Pulido. “As Madrid does not rotate, they are going to have problems,” added Jesús Gallego. Antonio Romero, for his part, slipped a similar opinion: “He does not rotate Casemiro, Modric and Kroos because they are very good … but also because he does not trust his relief.”
He also pointed out the problem of injuries, something that had to be regretted in the only negative note of the visit to the Sheriff, as Alaba left early with a small sprain: “An injury can compromise the month ahead. 15-20 minutes of rest left over “. Finally, Romero focused on the ‘Bale case’ before passing the turn to speak: “Since they removed the obligation to attend the games to those who were not called up, Bale has never appeared at the Bernabéu. Let Barnett explain to me, unless it was on a golf course, where Madrid fans have done something to Bale. “