Mendy, on yellow alert

first_imgFerland Mendy (24 years old) is being one of the great novelties of the season. The Madrid side accumulates positive reviews for its development in the grass. His irruption in the left wing of the Bernabéu has led to a defensive torrent that has upset the white rear until it becomes a stony wall: only in the League and with him flanking Sergio Ramos, Madrid have conceded just six goals in their 14 league presences . Only Vilarreal managed to punch Courtois goal more than once with him on the field in this league championship. Beyond: Madrid does not know defeat with the French playing. Of 14 league matches in which he has participated, the whites have imposed on 10 and tied the remaining four. Nevertheless, Mendy is on yellow alert: the Classic could be lost next March 1. The French add four yellow cards and is just one to miss the match against Setién. If he played against Celta, he could force a card to not play against Levante on Saturday, February 22 (9:00 p.m.), running the risk of being sanctioned with two games, as happened to Sergio Ramos against Ajax without go further. Till the date, Mendy has seen six yellow cards: against Villarreal, Betis, Getafe and Atlético de Madrid he was booked. Before Espanyol (day 16) he saw two cards in just 20 minutes, being ejected … and losing the game against Valencia.curiously Mendy is in the same position as her partner Casemiro. Like the Brazilian with the duel against Barcelona on December 18. On that occasion, Zidane decided that the Brazilian, who also had four cards, did not play the last game before measuring himself to the Catalans (against Valencia 1-1), so that he arrived without problems to the Classic. Now Zidane must meditate if he lines Mendy against Celta to look for a yellow one or gives him rest against Levante to be a starter against Barcelona …last_img

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