NEWS | 13/04/2018"It is very difficult to get to the semi-final of the Champions League and Real Madrid have done it eight consecutive times", he added.
"The most difficult part is always still to come. The last step is the hardest because the four best teams are here. We are very excited and our players have shown once again their desire to reach another final".
Second leg in Madrid
"You never know if playing the second game at home make you the favourite. Last year, in the semi-final, we played the first leg at home and made it to the final. It’s important to play well in both games because we’re coming up against a great team who don’t give anything away. Up front they have players with a lot of quality that will take advantage of any opportunity. We’ll try to get a good result in Munich to be able make it to Kiev with the support of our fans at the Bernabéu".
"It’s almost impossible not to suffer when getting to this level of the competition. But if you have to suffer to be in the final, you have to suffer. It’s been a complicated road. We’ve come up against PSG and Juventus and now Bayern. They’re prestigious opponents, but we trust our players and for a long time now they have shown what they are capable of".