Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Sport | By Billy Aguilar

3 things that went right for Real Madrid against Juventus

3 things that went right for Real Madrid against Juventus

"I can't believe people are saying these things".

The Portuguese superstar banged in 16 goals in 2015-16 while his 17 in 2013-14 is the most prolific season in the history of Europe's top club tournament.

You'd see people going mad about Gigi Buffon being sent off, you'd see people give out about Michael Oliver.

Asked if he felt "hatred" was being aimed at the Bernabeu, Zidane did not reject the suggestion.

As expected, the focus of Zidane's press duties concerned Madrid's controversial Champions League victory over Juventus. We try and remain outside.

Carvajal completed 90 minutes against Juventus, but also missed training with the group when the team returned to work on Friday.

It'll be more hard after the Champions League match because we made an enormous effort, but we've managed ourselves really well in the last three days and now we're prepared to do well in another LaLiga game.

Goalkeeper of the Italian side Giannluigi Buffon was then sent off for aggressively protesting the call.

"Buffon said what he said". "It is a heated moment, even if it was a little bit later". It is what the referee has decided, we must accept it. "We did not play well, we must admit it, and it should be a lesson for the future", he said.

Zinedine Zidane remains on course to deliver a thrid straight Champions League win for Real Madrid.

Zinedine Zidane's side had thrashed Juventus 3-0 in Turin and looked likely to cruise into the semi-finals in a home leg that appeared a formality, nearly a dead rubber.

"No, just the opposite", he said. The officials played a big role and this is never good when they do. It's a penalty. So what is it we're talking about?

Italy's most-capped global Buffon, who is much respected throughout the game, let his emotions overcome him at the end and was dismissed on his 650th appearance for Juve.

Nevertheless, Liverpool have arguably played the most consistent football of any team in the competition this year, and had Real Madrid not been crowned champions the last two years in a row, you would have to fancy the Merseysiders as favourites for the trophy.

Having been handed a one-match ban for yellow card accumulation, Ramos was forced to sit out the second leg of a heavyweight clash with Juventus. We had problems controlling the game. "Malaga are bottom of the table, and maybe do not deserve that from the games I have seen". "They approached the match in the right way and we didn't".

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