Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema spoke about the Clasico, scheduled for Saturday 9 p.m. against FC Barcelona. In this video, he explains the importance of this important game in the title race.
After their victory, 3-1 against Liverpool in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League, Real Madrid receives FC Barcelona on Saturday in an important match in the title race. Madrid are third two points behind Barça second and all points behind Atletico, leader of the championship.
The 33-year-old French striker, real since 2009, knows that this match is important for the end of his team’s season, as he explains in a video posted on the championship’s Twitter account: ” For me, the Clasico is the greatest game in the world. But not just for me, for everyone. There is an incredible story between these two clubs, it is always a decisive game. As always, it’s going to be a tough game against a team that likes to have the ball. But we also like to have the ball. We have to go on the field to win, because it’s a final for us. They like to have possession, they have a good goalkeeper and they have Messi. He is so important for Barcelona, on all points. ”
Zizou’s men have a decisive week with the Clasico on Saturday and the second leg against Liverpool next Wednesday.