It happens not so often, to midterforsvareren Raphaël Varane make two kæmpebrølere that cost goals for Real Madrid.
This, however, occurred Friday evening, when the club lost 1-2 away to Manchester City and smoke out of the Champions League in the round for the second season in a row.
The 27-year-old French world champion is fully aware that his actions were highly instrumental to the defeat.
- I will have to take responsibility for it, says Raphaël Varane, according to AFP.
- I'm sorry on my teammates behalf. I have to take responsibility for the defeat, mistakes cost dearly at this level.
- We gave everything on the pitch, but sometimes you can fail. I failed today (Friday, ed.), it gets I need to acknowledge, says the frenchman.
Real Madrid had lost the first showdown in round 1-2 at home to Manchester City. It happened back in February, before the coronapandemien closed down for fodboldarenaerne in a long period of time.
There was just the game barely ten minutes of Friday's fight in Manchester, as Raphaël Varane lost the ball to Gabriel Jesus in his own his.
the Brazilian sent a fast ball in front of goal for Raheem Sterling, who scored for 1-0.
in the Middle of the second half, as the post was 1-1, occurred Raphaël Varanes other serious errors.
In a pressure situation on his own half headede he the ball back towards the Real-goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, but the ball got a little ahead, so Gabriel Jesus was able to score to the end result.
Thus, to Manchester City in the quarter-final meeting in Lyon, who surprisingly sent Juventus out with a total of 2-2 of the rule on goals scored at stamford bridge.
Real Madrid ends, however, not the season without trophies.
the Club won in July the Spanish championship for the first time in three years, and in addition came the Spanish Super Cup in the house back in January.
- 95 percent of what we did this season was fantastic. We should be very proud of the team and what we have done in this season, says Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane.
See also: Real-blunders helped the City further in the Champions League