Mateo Kovacic will lead Chelsea against Luka Modric Real Madrid once again in the Champions League quarter-finals, just like last season.
Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic has revealed to Sportski Novosti the magic moment Luka Modric faces in the Champions League quarter-finals last season. Before the two teams will meet again in the same round. With their first duel on Wednesday, April 12.
Chelsea are set to face Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals as they did last season. Just change from the previous season, playing the first game on the arena Stamford Bridge to be Santiago Bernabeu this season only UFABET
Real Madrid won the first game 3-1, but the Whites appeared to be eliminated having trailed Chelsea 3-0 in the second before Rodrigo Goes scored. Breaking the egg in the 80th minute from the superior opening of the ball with Modric’s outside foot until dragging the game into extra time. until Karim Benzema played a hero, scored an important goal in the 96th minute, resulting in Let Madrid turn into the final with a total score of 5-4 before finally winning the championship.
Kovacic also said.
‘We did well against Real Madrid last year. Particularly in Madrid, then Modric provided an outside assist for Rodrigo. We have to give 120 per cent against them. They will immediately punish every little mistake. Even if I repeat once more But we are also a difficult opponent for them. We’ve shown it.’
Kovacic also said about his encounter with Modric, his close friend and compatriot: ‘(Laughs) How was the lottery organized? It will not be easy for us because Real Madrid is always the most dangerous team in the Champions League.’
‘It’s a strange feeling to have Modric as an opponent, there were so many fouls last year. Because both me and him never back down. we will definitely fight I play on the left he is on the right We’ll see who wants what. But I don’t want to hurt him.’