If they make any mistake against Real Madrid, Bernardo Silva believes that they might cost the chance of lifting the UCL trophy. So, in the return leg of UCL, Man City has to give their best against Real Madrid. The opponent is the most successful team in the Champions League and in recent times, they are in great form.
In the Champions League round of the last sixteen, in the next 7th August, at the home venue of Man City Etihad Stadium, they will face Real Madrid. In the first leg, from the Bernabeu, Man City brought a 2 - 1 goal victory. So, they are standing in a favorable position no doubt. But still, Silva believes that to get the ultimate victory against one of the best clubs in the World, they will have to give their best.
🗣| Bernardo Silva in UCL:
“I think that the Champions League is a very complicated competition, but this year we have already done one thing against Real Madrid that didn't happen against Tottenham, which is scoring away goals….
"Also, you must manage the game better…
— City Chief (@City_Chief) July 28, 2020
To the Spanish news portal MARCA, earlier today the 25 years old midfielder has given an interview. There, he revealed his thought about the match.
It is true that after the unexpected break when the football returned to the ground, Real Madrid almost won all the matches. As a result, after two seasons, they have lifted the La Liga trophy. It will give them enough confidence and so, they will be prepared for their upcoming Champions League challenge.
Now, Man City will have to be in a good position against Real Madrid and give their best. Fail to do so, they will miss the chance. Yes, they are aware of the Spanish giants which are a very big team in the Champions League. And if they want to beat them, they will have to give their best. In the last round of the English Premier League of Man City, they have defeated Watford by a 4 - 0 goal.
Marca’s Cover | “Bernardo Silva: Madrid came back very strong and will not make things easy for us at all.” pic.twitter.com/lBwbus13gJ
— Real Madrid Info ³⁴ (@RMadridInfo) July 26, 2020
The current boss of Man City Pep Guardiola told earlier that before the Real match, the players did not get the break. On the academy ground, they will continue their practice. In the last 19th July, after finishing the last league match, the Real players are spending the vacation.
In the English Premier League, Pep Guardiola’s team Man City has missed the chance of winning the Premier League title for the consecutive 3rd time. With the 2nd highest 81 points, they are holding the 2nd position so far.