The draw match between Club Brugge and Real Madrid 2-2 was quite the victory even with one of Real Madrid’s finest not being able to show up on time. Gareth Bale was reportedly late to the Champions League match last Tuesday, something manager Zinedine Zidane did not appreciate. The 30-year-old winger for Real Madrid has had a difficult relationship with the manager at the Bernabeu and was cornered out of the matchday squad despite being fit and ready to play.
This is not new information with regards to Bale’s conduct and obedience to the Madrid rules. It’s hard not to forget his walkout during the 78th minute of the shock La Liga home defeat against Real Sociedad in January earlier this year. Madrid’s performance last Tuesday was just 2 goals behind the Belgian team thanks to Sergio Ramos and Casemiro.