Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring knack and other facts as Real Madrid visit Malaga

Carrie Guzman
April 15, 2018

Real Madrid will need to "suffer" if they are to overcome Bayern Munich and go on to lift the UEFA Champions League trophy, according to Los Blancos director Emilio Butragueno.

Malaga are 14 points adrift of safety but Zidane remains wary of the threat posed by Jose Gonzalez's men, especially after Real's efforts in their dramatic Champions League quarter-final triumph over Juventus.

'Everyone can have their opinion, and I won't respond to what the players are saying, but all I'll say is that no-one (in the media) can talk to me about a robbery. "When people talk about a robbery you realise that we are annoying a lot of people with what we are doing", said the Frenchman. We did very well and we're in the semi-finals.' Real are fourth in the Liga standings and could be 18 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona by the time they play against Malaga.

I don't think about that.

Is there hatred towards Madrid?

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"Nobody is going to change the history of this club because it is the best club in the world and when you are then you generate jealousy".

Do Madrid have an advantage over Bayern? First up Real Madrid!

It'll be more hard after the Champions League match because we made an enormous effort, but we've managed ourselves really well in the last three days and now we're prepared to do well in another LaLiga game. They just hung on to beat Juventus on aggregate in the Champions League thanks to a late penalty kick from Cristiano Ronaldo.

"The 3-0 lead for Juventus surprised me, but that's the beauty of football".

In other news, both Luka Modric and Dani Carvajal were unable to train with the team on Friday as they took part in a gym session, and as such, are in doubt for the club's trip to Malaga on Sunday. whNacho Fernandez also missed training due to an ongoing thigh injury - as per Marca.

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