Ancelotti: “It'll be a good game and it'll be played with intensity”
"We are already through, but we need to play the best possible match in order to win and ensure first place", added the coach.
Real Madrid support rallies around the Whites in Basel
Representatives of the Federation of Real Madrid Supporters' Clubs in Switzerland visited the team hotel, where they were received by Butragueño.
The lowdown on St. Jakob Park
The biggest stadium in Switzerland has a capacity of close to 40,000.
The 20 squad members for the match in Basel
Real Madrid will play matchday five of the Champions League Group Stage at St. Jakob Park.
Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Varane and Marcelo on shortlist for FIFA FIFPro World XI 2014
They comprise five of the 20 defenders who are contenders to make the ideal eleven, which is chosen by footballers from all around the world.
Varane: “Madrid always go out to win and the aim is to ensure top spot"
"It's going to be a difficult game, because Basel need to win the match and are going to give their all", said the defender.
Best ever run of wins in European Cup
For the first time in their history, Real Madrid are on a streak of seven victories in Europe's premier club competition.
Real Madrid train at St. Jakob Park
The Whites were put through their paces for the final time ahead of the match against Basel.