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Sport 'Man City won't have their fans' - Casemiro believes Real Madrid will be helped by supporter lockout

06:40  05 august  2020
06:40  05 august  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro said playing behind closed doors at Manchester City can help the La Liga holders overturn their deficit in the Champions League. Casemiro believes Real Madrid , trailing 2-1, can benefit from playing without fans on the road against Manchester City .

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Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro said playing behind closed doors at Manchester City can help the La Liga holders overturn their Champions League deficit.

Madrid travel to Etihad Stadium for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Pep Guardiola's City on Friday, having lost the opener 2-1 prior to the coronavirus-enforced break.

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Cristiano Ronaldo would have made Real Madrid favourites to overturn a first-leg deficit in their Champions League Former City and Madrid striker Adebayor says Zinedine Zidane's side still have the players "They lost the first leg at home and it's going to be very difficult without the fans , against

REAL MADRID star Casemiro has emerged as a shock target for Manchester United, according to reports in Spain. Jose Mourinho knows Casemiro from their brief encounter in 2013 when he was boss of Real . Serve A giants Juventus also pose another problem should they act on their interest.

Madrid have a mountain to climb in Manchester, but star Casemiro believes Zinedine Zidane's side can benefit from playing without fans on the road.

"Without fans it's a different game," Brazil international Casemiro told Esporte Interactivo.

"It will be a very good game and difficult for both sides, but we're Real Madrid and we know we have a chance to go through.

"They won't have their fans and that might favour us a little.

"But the players are the same, the coach is the same and we all know that the difficulty level will be the same because they're a great team."

Casemiro's team-mate Raphael Varane explained the Los Blancos' drive to overcome the deficit against City and the team will be ready to put their best foot forward.

"We want to win every day, we're Real Madrid," the France international said in a video message posted on the club's social media accounts. "We want to win everything possible and gain more confidence that way.

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"[ Real Madrid and City are ] two teams that like to have the ball, are very intense and that require lots of concentration. "These are the best games in the Madrid won three European Cups in a row during Zidane's first spell in charge, and Varane says that experience holds them in good stead to avoid an

"We haven't had games to play beforehand, so we have time to prepare ourselves. The best team on the day will win. We'll go into [the game] with hunger to win and the necessary determination."

Varane added on the likelihood of another fiercely competitive contest between two elite teams: "[It will be] a difficult game against a very good team. The first leg was a top-quality game, with pressing from both teams. "It was decided by the small details.

"[Real Madrid and City are] two teams that like to have the ball, are very intense and that require lots of concentration.

"These are the best games in the Champions League - the ones that are decided by very little. They are why we love this competition."

Madrid won three European Cups in a row during Zidane's first spell in charge, and Varane says that experience holds them in good stead to avoid an early exit this time around.

"We know what we've achieved in recent years is something exceptional," he continued. "What we have to do is carry this experience with us and know that the small details make the difference in big games.

"Now, we're a bit more relaxed, but we have the same determination and we know the traps we have to avoid. We have years of experience, but it's hard to win every game, repeat victories and always be at the top."

Four years since the third European Super Cup .
Real Madrid beat Sevilla (3-2) in a thrilling clash which took place in Trondheim (Norway). Sevilla turned the score on its head with goals for Franco Vázquez and Konoplyanka, but Madrid refused to give in, and a Ramos header with 93 minutes on the clock took the game into extra-time, where the team were able to clinch the trophy. It was Carvajal who stepped up to decide the clash in the extra period with a truly remarkable goal. This was the second win over Sevilla in the European Super Cup, following the 2014 edition.

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