The whites are playing the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final against Barcelona. The first match will be played on Bernabeu, thing that might increase Real’s chances of a positive result. Madrid’s midfielder Mesut Özil offered an interview regarding the tomorrow’s match and said:
[quote style="1"]Naturally we know Barcelona has a very strong team, with very good players, but we are concentrating on ourselves. We are in good form and now we will play Barcelona at home. Our aim is to win the match and dedicate it to our fans. We want to get through to the final; that is clear.[/quote]
El Clasico is considered one of the most anticipated and watched match in the world. Millions of fans will follow the clash between Ronaldo and Messi.
Özil is aware that the final result does not depend only on a particular player, it’s all about the team spirit and team work :
[quote style="1"]We know about Cristiano Ronaldo’s potential He is one of the best players in the world and in recent years has shown how important he is for our team. But at the end of the day this is about the team, not Cristiano or any other player. Naturally we know his strong points, we need him, but we have to work as team to be successful[/quote]
photo : RealMadrid.com
Özil is one of the best goal assistants in the world, many times his amazing capability of creating the pass can decide the whole match.
[ Source: RealMadrid.com ]