Zinedine Zidane heaped praise on Welsh winger Gareth Bale after his late winner against Real Sociedad kept Real Madrid in the title race.
10 time European champions Real Madrid will be sweating on the fitness of their formidable attacking duo as they prepare to lock horns with semi final debutants Manchester City on Tuesday.
Real Madrid closed to within 1 point off rivals FC Barcelona at the top of the league table after a 5-1 demolition job at Getafe on Saturday.
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is expected to freshen up his squad ahead of a pivotal league clash against Valencia on Sunday.
Spanish champions FC Barcelona will look to get their stuttering La Liga campaign on track when they entertain a rejuvenated Valencia side at the Camp Nou on Sunday night.
FC Barcelona carry a slender one goal lead to the Vicente Calderon as they gear up to oust familiar foes Atletico Madrid from Europe's premier football competition.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri praised the exceptional performance of goalkeeper "Gigi" Buffon as his side came away with a crucial 2-1 away win at Milan to maintain their lead at the top of Serie A.
West Ham United dealt a hammer blow to Arsenal's title hopes after playing out a riveting 3-3 draw at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday.
Ten time European champions Real Madrid will look to translate their domestic form on to the European stage when they take on German club Wolfsburg in the first leg of the Champions League quarter final.
Bundesliga's Wolfsburg welcome Spanish giants Real Madrid to the Volkswagen Arena in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter finals on Wednesday.