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04-14-2011, 10:08 PM #1
Madrid are not afraid of Barca: RonaldoCristiano Ronaldo was in optimistic mood after Real Madrid overcame Tottenham 1-0 in London to book their place in the Champions League semi-finals, rounding off a 5-0 aggregate scoreline in their favour.
Jose Mourinho's side will now face Barcelona in the last eight, and speaking after his side's victory, the former Manchester United star insisted that his side are not afraid of their La Liga rivals.
"They are a great team but they are not from another planet; they are human just like us," he said, reports Uefa's official website.
They play good football, sure, but so do we. We are feeling good both physically and mentally. I hope that we are going to come out on top in these encounters against them."
And the Portugal captain insists that victory over Spurs was just another step towards their goal, as Real Madrid get closer to May's final.
"It was a good win tonight and this means we have taken a very important step forward," he added.
"Our ambition at the start of the campaign was obviously to go very far in this tournament. We are close to the final now but we are facing a very difficult rival next [in Barcelona]."
Real Madrid and Barcelona are due to meet on Saturday at the Santiago Bernabeu in La Liga action, also facing each other in the Copa del Rey final as well as in European's most prestigious tournament....being a human...
04-17-2011, 08:43 PM #2
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Both club fans can wait and see which side is more powerful. 4 times meetings within 2 weeks.