Ronaldo Welcomes Attack-minded Galatasaray

Ronaldo Welcomes Attack-minded Galatasaray

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Ronaldo has said he is looking forward to facing Galatasaray in the

quarter-finals of the Champions League because he believes Real Madrid fare

better against sides that attack them.

Ronaldo Welcomes Attack-minded Galatasaray

against Galatasaray will be wide open and very balanced,” he told Madrid’s

website.

“The game

play well, like we do at home in the Champions League. We know that they have a

good squad that also attacks a lot and that’s good because our chances of

winning increase when the opponent plays us one-on-one.”

“We have to

will face Real on Wednesday boosted by the acquisitions of vastly-experienced

Champions League winning duo Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijder in the January

transfer window, whilst they also have the competition’s joint top-scorer in

Burak Yilmaz.

Galatasaray

international is tied with Ronaldo himself on eight goals and the Portuguese is

full of admiration for the form shown by Yilmaz.

The Turkish

player who’s doing well in the Champions League because scoring eight goals is

hard. As always, we have to be focused. The defenders have to be on the ball

because it’s crucial that we make it to the semi-finals.”

“He’s a

make it to their third consecutive Champions League semi-final another key

player is likely to be Mesut Ozil.

Should Real

has shown glimpses of his best form over recent weeks and Ronaldo lauded his

teammate’s contribution of late.

The German

really top form and he’s an important player for us. He’s proved that he’s a

key player in the last few seasons.

“Mesut is in

playing with him because he’s a really talented player and we understand each

other well. That’s why I’m really comfortable with him and I hope it stays that

way until the end of the season.”

“I love

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