"We need to concentrate on ourselves, not them".
"However, I don't see it being remotely possible that Juventus can turn it around. I think that is a sign of true greatness, when the matches are tight, when the opposition is better, he always seems to produce in decisive games and that is a remarkable trait to have". We have to go into this important match not to expect the worst but hoping for the best. Tomorrow's game will be a different story.
The only fixture to have been played more in European Cup/Champions League history than this one (21st meeting) is Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid (24 games). It fills me with positivity. "He doesn't have experience in this competition (Champions League) but he has a lot of quality".
The match against Juventus will be Ronaldo's 150th in the Champions League. Even Zidane's system is suited to accommodating this predatorial Ronaldo, a 4-4-2, with Karim Benzema playing the supporting role and wingers instructed to supply deliveries into the box.
"There are many people who still remember Di Stefano and rightly so".
"We need to cancel that 3-0 from the first leg", he told his prematch news conference.
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The former Italy global played the full 90 minutes in the first leg in Turin, but sat out Saturday's win at Benevento and reportedly missed training ahead of the trip to Madrid.
"We will have to put in another great game to pass through".
"If there is a weakness everyone knows with Real it would be defensively".
Messi has won the accolade five times throughout his career, the same as Real star, Cristiano Ronaldo.
"But he would like to score more goals and to get out of this rut". With their biggest rivals Barcelona well on course to lift the Spanish title, Real have launched on their full force to go on and lift Europe's top prize for a third year running.
Former Real president Ramon Calderon echoed Bale's agents' comments and believes Bale will remain at the Santiago Bernabeu beyond this summer.
Zidane probably would have liked not to force Varane's return in the Spanish league derby against Atletico Madrid this weekend, but he couldn't rest him because Vallejo was bothered by muscle discomfort in practice last week.