“It’s in the DNA of the club. We never stop fighting up to the very last minute, just as the Bayern players did tonight.”
Zidane mentioned Benzema had greater than earned his likelihood to begin the match after the French striker was solely a substitute within the first leg in Munich.
“He deserved to score, he has labored laborious and he has by no means given something lower than his all.
“His sport is at all times the identical and he’s at all times essential for us. It was essential for him that he scored tonight as effectively.”
When Joshua Kimmich gave Bayern an early lead and James Rodriguez levelled with 27 minutes remaining, Real regarded in peril of surrendering their 2-1 benefit from the primary leg.
By the tip, Real’s followers had been begging for the full-time whistle and whether it is to be Liverpool within the ultimate in Kiev, Jurgen Klopp’s males will take coronary heart.
Zidane, nevertheless, insists the grit his crew have proven to beat Paris Saint-Germain, Juve, and now Bayern, shouldn’t be underestimated.
“In football, it’s important to undergo,” Zidane said. “You can’t be within the ultimate with out struggling, it is even higher, extra lovely if you win like that.
“Madrid never gives up. It is the same in adversity, we believe in what we do and we get things done by believing in ourselves and fighting.”
Real, and Zidane, at the moment are getting ready to a 3rd consecutive Champions League triumph, and 13th total in Europe’s premier event.
Whether or not it’s Liverpool or Roma they face in Kiev, Los Blancos will probably be sturdy favourites to elevate the title.
“We’re solely within the ultimate,” Zidane said. “You could be joyful, it’s important to be, it’s not regular to be within the ultimate for the third consecutive time.
“However now that we’re, what we have now to do is attempt to win. We are going to fight to defend our title.”