Zona Football - Real Madrid are getting closer to the Champions League title for the 10th or La Decima. But they have to beat Borussia Dortmund in advance to get through finals.
On paper, both teams will fight in balance. Dortmund managed to make Madrid topsy-turvy when the two met in the group stage. And Madrid defender Pepe admits, it will be difficult to get rid of the German representative.
Dortmund lead the first leg at home, the stadium Signal-Iduna-Park, on Thursday (25/04/2013) early morning local time, with aplomb. Jurgen troops just make sure to qualify for the Champions League season 2013/14 after a 2-0 win over FC Mainz in the Bundesliga continued on Saturday (04/20/2013), and of course it is also a strong motivation.
Discussing about the prospect of Real Madrid have qualified for the final with a pass through Dortmund, Varane ask all colleagues are not underestimated. Because only in that way can realize the ambitions of Real Madrid won the 10th European echoed that famous as La Decima.
"Winning the Champions League is a dream, but Dortmund are a good team. We know that when they meet in the group stage, they have a very strong quality and play," added Varane.
La Decima has become a central issue of discussion for Jose Mourinho's team. Madrid sounded very noisy with the jargon La Decima despite the fact that they still have to fight Dortmund to be advanced to the final of the Champions.
While Dortmund itself actually has the ability to scatter all dream qualified Real Madrid. They are a team that can not beat Real Madrid when the two teams clashed in the group stage.
Dortmund beat Madrid 2-1 in the first game which took place at home to Dortmund, then they draw against Madrid 2-2 when the match was held at the headquarters of Madrid, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
"Really we can beat them again. Dortmund to win the group by beating Madrid. Though Madrid now look nicer but they had us beat," said Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin.
Nevertheless, Sahin also wary that carries the spirit of Real Madrid La Decima embodiment jargon. According jargon that will be adhered to and serve the spirit of Madrid squad to get through Dortmund.
"It will be a tough game. I know very well what it means to reach for their Decima. Club and the fans want a champion Champions 10th but we are also the same, want to win the Champions League," said the player from Turkey.
Sahin is very familiar with the outdoors inside Real Madrid. He is a player who never played for 18 months before being loaned out to Real Liverpool then back again to Dortmund.
Lineup Prediction Borussia Dortmund Vs Real Madrid:
Borussia Dortmund (4-4-2) : Roman Weidenfeller, (Goalkeeper), Mats Hummels (Def), Marcel Schmelzer (Def), Neven Subotic (Def), Lukasz Piszczek (Def), Ilkay Gündogan (Midfielder), Jakub Blaszczykowski ( Midfielder), Nuri Sahin (Midfielder), Mario Gotze (midfielder), Marco Reus (Striker), Robert Lewandowski (Striker).
Real Madrid (4-4-2) : Diego López (Goalkeeper), Raphael Varane (Def), Fabio Coentrao (Def), Arbeloa (Def), Sergio Ramos (Def), Mesut Özil (Midfielder), Xabi Alonso (Midfielder) , Sami Khedira (midfielder), Luka Modric (Midfielder), Cristiano Ronaldo (Striker), Karim Benzema (Striker).
Prediction score Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid by ZonaFootball : Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Real Madrid