Zinedine Zidane was involved in a collision with Celta Vigo star Joseph Aidoo during their 2-2- draw at the Bernabeu.
The Ghanaian defender was trying to keep the ball from going out of play as he lost his balance before crashing into the French boss.
Zidane was caught in the mouth with Aidoo’s left boot in the 61st minute incident before Toni Kroos proceeded with a throw.
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After the final whistle Zidane was asked if he was alright after the incident with the Sky Blue defender he was quick to admit he was fine: “Yes, he hit me but anyway, I have to be there [on the touchline,” he told reporters.
Real Madrid were trailing from Fyodor Smolov’s first half strike before Kroos brought them back on level terms in the 51st minute. Los Blancos went to sleep again as two substitutes combined to produce the late equalizer.
A brilliant through ball from Denis Suarez gave Santi Mina the opening to score with four minutes left to play. Zidane’s side failed to maintain the three-point gap on Barcelona as their rivals defeated Getafe at the Camp Nou to cut their lead to just a point.