Emilio Butragueno, Real Madrid chief has admitted that Liverpool will not be an easy nut to crack, ad both teams are to Clash in the 16th round of the UEFA champions league.
If we can recall, Liverpool lost the UEFA champions league title last season, as Madrid was able to secure a slim 1-0 win over them.
According to Butragueno, this isn’t k St an ordinary match to them, as it is a repeat of last season’s fis their best to see that they make it to the quarter finals.
He also added nals, and they’ll see to it that they defeat Liverpool once again, knowing fully well that Liverpool is a strong team
He further admitted that Liverpool is no small team to conquer, but everyone is aware that Madrid carries a winning mindset to every competition. He has so much trust in his players and triethat the world cup might have an effect on his players but he is confident that they’ll carry the trophy again.
” is the repeat of the last final, they are two historic ones. We will go with all the hope of defending our status as champions, being aware of who we have in front of us because Liverpool is a champion club.”
“Liverpool will be a very difficult rival that pushes a lot in their stadium, but we are Madrid and everyone knows what this competition means to us.
“We are the champions and we will play the second leg at the Bernabéu with all that that means. We fully trust in our players and we will do everything possible to be in the draw for the quarterfinals.
“The World Cup conditions the whole season and we are going to see how our players return. It is clear that it is going to have an effect but we hope to reach our tie in perfect condition.”