After losing two key games against Bilbao and Schalke within one week, Real Madrid secured a highly important 2-0 win over Levante on Sunday. The Los Blancos now have to prepare themselves for all important tie against FC Barcelona and midfielder Luka Modric believes that they are ready for the challenge.
Luka Modric, along with Segio Ramos, made a comeback from long term injury in a game against Levante and they both are certain to start against FC Barcelona on Sunday. Luka Modric has said that he is fully fit now and ready to face the Catalans.
a It was a very important win against Levante and will help with our preparations for the FC Barcelona match. It is going to be a very tough encounter. They keep the ball very well but we just have to focus on our game. We need to stay true to ourselves and make the most of our chances. We have to be united both in attack and defence,a said Luka Modric. He was speaking to the official website of Real Madrid.
a I felt great and was delighted to start my first match. I still have a bit to go but this match was good for me. Now I need to get into the rhythm of playing again. I’m satisfied with Sundaya s encountera .
Meanwhile, Sergio Ramos, who also made a comeback after long term injury, said that he is happy with the preparations of Real Madrid for FC Barcelona clash as they have received a morale boosting victory over Levante on Sunday.
a We can use Levante game to build confidence and calm people down. We must be more united than ever. It was a difficult game following the run of form that we have had and the level of pressure that is placed on Real Madrid, which is more than at any other team,a said Sergio Ramos.
a I am happy to be back in the team following a month out injured. I was really keen to get back playing and perform at my top level, and the best way to do that is with a win”.