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Fatih Terim: "Any of the Real Madrid players are capable of making the game difficult for you"

NEWS | 05/11/2019 | Edu Bueno | PHOTOGRAPHER: Víctor Carretero

"We're coming to one of the most beautiful and toughest stadiums in the world", declared Andone.
Fatih Terim and Florin Andone took to the media room at the Santiago Bernabéu ahead of Real Madrid v Galatasaray (Wednesday, 9pm CET), with the Turkish coach previewing the game in the following terms: "For us it's like a cup final, we've got nothing to lose and we'll have to fight right to the last. If you do the maths, we're in a situation where if we lose, we'll be looking at going into another competition".
"Real Madrid aren't any weaker without [Garateh] Bale and James. Every single Real Madrid player has real quality. When they put out 11 players, they've got another 11 quality players on the bench. Regardless of who plays, they're all key players. They're really good and any one of them can make the game difficult for you".
Galatasaray's performances
"We haven't scored goals in this group but we're a side with players that have created a lot of chances. The team is attack minded. If we'd have converted a lot of our chances that we've had, we'd be in a different situation. The stats don't bother me much at this stage. We have to create chances and put them away. I want to see a team that's not afraid of losing and that goes out to win".

Andone: "Real Madrid are always opposition to be afraid of"
"You've got to show Real Madrid respect. Real Madrid are Madrid, one of the best teams in the world. They're always opposition to be afraid of, that can't be dismissed and must be respected. They've got some really top strikers, world-class players. The fact that they're here means that they've got real quality and deserve to be here".

Andone: "If you go out to defend, Real Madrid will end up beating you".

"It doesn't matter about the players, this will always be Real Madrid. It appear las if they're less prolific but they've got some very good players. They're a great side and we're coming here to their stadium. It'll be a really tough game. We'll have to try and put in a good performance and show respect but not be afraid. We must give a good account of our club".
Playing at the Santiago Bernabéu
"We're coming to one of the most beautiful and toughest stadiums in the world to play one of the toughest teams in the world. We're clear about the fact, but you've got to be positive. If you go out to defend, Real Madrid will end up beating you. If we trust in the work we've done, we're capable of getting a good result".