Kroos: Nobody Deserves The Treatment This Real Star Gets

Kroos: Nobody Deserves The Treatment This Real Star Gets

Manchester United's Europa League triumph last season was the first time in four years that an English side had lifted a European trophy, after Chelsea won the same competition in 2013, having conquered the Champions League the previous year.

Despite taking the lead it was far from a vintage Madrid display against a rival that threatened little and Zinedine Zidane's side suffered a setback when midfielder Mateo Kovacic limped off with a hamstring injury in the 25th minute of the game.

Real Madrid is now the betting favourite to lift the trophy, followed by PSG, Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

SPANISH football giants Real Madrid will look to getting back to winning ways in front of their fans when they open their defence of the Champions League with a home game against Apoel Nicosia on Wednesday.

- Madrid have dropped points in their last two games without Ronaldo. It is fair to say he will be itching for the opportunity to start off his season in the Champions league.


"Bale is capable of playing in a number of positions and on the left he can do a good job too", Zidane said.

Cristiano Ronaldo was issued a red card and a five game ban at the start of the season and he has now served three games so far. For the first time since 1997, Arsenal did not qualify for the group stage, ending the second-longest streak of appearances at 19 seasons (Real Madrid is at 21).

"We try to protect the players we have, we are always defending our own". Sometimes in life we think of other things, but our decisions are important in the direction we take.

Madrid: Real Madrid rising star Marco Asensio missed his club's Champions League opener on Wednesday night due to an infection caused by shaving his legs.

Ceballos, who made his Champions League debut in the one-sided encounter, told his club's official website: 'With Cristiano on the field we're always more comfortable and he gives us the confidence that turns in to goals.

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