Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale has called on his team mates to go on the attack when the team takes on arch rivals Barcelona in the El Clasico on Saturday 2 April at the Camp Nou.
Real Madrid are looking to a venge a 0 – 4 loss inflicted by Barcelona in the first leg encounter at the Santiago Bernabeu in November and Bale states that to win the Saturday encounter, they have to identify and exploit Barca’s weaknesses.
He is however aware that the game will be tough, given Barcelona’s record heading to the match and is convinced that with their game plan, they can still win at the Camp Nou.
“We need to go out and attack Barcelona and exploit their weaknesses,” said Bale on Thursday.
“It will be tough. Barcelona are playing very well, but we’ve got to go out and give 100 percent. We’ve got a game plan and if we perform to our best we are capable of winning at the Camp Nou,” he told Xinhua News Agency.
Real Madrid are 10 points behind Barcelona in La Liga, although Bale said they still had a chance of lifting the title if they could win in the Camp Nou and added that a good performance would also give them, “more confidence going into the Champions League game,” where they face German side Wolfsburg.