The Real Madrid defender drew the ire of fans with his disastrous performance in the derby match against Atletico Madrid, which ended in a 3-1 defeat for the Merengues.
The Royals suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of neighbors Atlético Madrid in the Madrid derby in the sixth round of the Spanish championship, and the match was marked by confusion in the white team’s defensive line.
The match ended with the Merengues losing 3–1 and falling to third place in the La Liga standings, with only Barcelona remaining at the top.
Alaba apologizes to Real Madrid fans for poor performance in derby
Austrian defender David Alaba posted an apology message to Merengue fans on his official Instagram account after coming under fire from Whites fans.
The content of Alaba’s message was as follows: “Madridistas, you expected more than this. It was not our match, it was not my match in particular. They let you down yesterday, but we will fight and we will return to what Real Madrid does “. Madrid exists.”