Di Matteo Hoping Madrid Not Shown in Optimal Performance
Gelsenkirchen – Schalke 04 opportunities to qualify for the Champions League quarter is small. Therefore Schalke coach, Roberto Di Matteo, hoping the opponent, Real Madrid, did not appear in the best form.
Schalke have to catch up two goals without reply from the first leg round of 16 at Veltins Arena some time ago. They will turn a visit to the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday (11/3) pm dawn, against Madrid.
Under these conditions clearly Madrid more favored to qualify. Moreover, reflect on the results of last season, Los Blancos are also easily pass the German representative.
But Di Matteo must not despair given the opportunity they also continue to persist even relatively small. In the middle of Madrid’s performance up and down after the turn of the year, which was marked by the release of the top of La Liga to the hands of Barcelona last weekend, bring indicate there is still a gap in the body of the team from the capital.
Therefore Di Matteo was hoping when the two met, Cristiano Ronaldo et al. no longer in their peak performance and it would be best utilized by Schalke.
“To be against a team like Madrid, we have to look perfect team and hope they do not perform at its best,” said Di Matteo in the official UEFA website.
“Then we can get a positive result. We have a good team and the players are eager and ready to improve their appearance from day to day,” he continued.
“It’s very important, that they are trying to look as much as possible. So we hope to get a good result,” said he.