Spanish giants Real Madrid were served a shock loss at the hands of German side VfL Wolfsburg in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter final pitting the two sides on Wednesday 6 April bur Real Madrid defender Marcelo believes his team will recover in the return leg.
Madrid, coming from a morale boosting win over arch rivals Barcelona, were handed a 2 – 0 beating at the Volkswagen Arena and Marcelo, who played the entire match, states that they will have to give their all to turn around the clash.
The Spaniards were the favorites heading to the match and Marcelo termed it a tough game, made even harder that Real Madrid did not have the best start as the hosts enjoyed more possession and utilized their counter attacks well.
“It was a very tough game. We’ve now got 90 minutes back at the Bernabéu and we’re going to give our all to turn things round. We didn’t get off to the start we wanted and they enjoyed more of the possession. Nevertheless, we had our chances. We’ll also get our chances at home and we’ll fight to the death to turn the tie in our favour”.
“They broke very well on the counter and we paid for that. The return leg will be another tough game, in which we’ve got to go in search of goals and I’m sure that they will again have chances on the counter. We can’t give up, we’ve got 90 minutes to come at the Bernabéu and we’ll give our all to turn it around. The fans must trust in us,” he said.