As Real Madrid prepare for the return to Europe, key defender Marcelo has been stating how important the game against German side Wolfsburg is and as they tour Germany for the Champions League quarter final, the Brazilian says it is important that they keep a clean sheet.
Real Madrid go to the game on a high after beating Barcelona in the El Clasico on Saturday 2 April and the defender knows despite their domestic gains, the match will not be an easy one given they will be playing away from home.
Marcelo, speaking on the club’s official website, opined that leaving Germany with a clean sheet will be a massive step in the right direction.
“They’re going to put us under a lot of pressure, as will their fans. This one isn’t a lesser game, it’s one that we’re approaching as if it was a cup final. We’re expecting a tough game in which they’ll put us under a lot of pressure. We’re clear on what we’ve got to do. We’re going to give our all to ensure we put in a good performance”.
“It’s important not to concede. The team is in good shape, we’re very focused on what we’ve got to do and what our coach is asking of us. If we manage not to concede it will be a big step in the right direction”. He said.