Real Madrid will host debutants Wolfsburg to turn a two-goal deficit in the 2nd leg encounter of the Champions League Quarter Finals at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, April 12, starting 20:45 CET.
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The Madrid team made it to the quarter finals for the sixth-season in a row but Wolfsburg gained an upper hand in the 1st Leg encounter in their own backyard.
As per the official UEFA Champions League site, a 2-0 loss hurt Madrid’s chances of making it into the semi’s for the sixth successive season. But Cristiano Ronaldo promised a “magical performance” on Tuesday.
“We can win by playing well, with 11 players on the pitch, more players on the bench and the 80,000 people I would love to see fill the stadium supporting the team, because this will give us a tremendous boost,” the Portuguese told Madrid’s official website.
“I hope that it will be a magical night and I am very excited. The team are confident, the coach has faith and the fans must also have faith. Tuesday has to be a magical night.”
According to the Goal, Ronaldo made history and became the first player to score 30-goals in six consecutive seasons in La Liga.
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Real Madrid vs Wolfsburg, Champions League Quarter Finals Second Leg
Date: Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Time: 20:45 CET
Venue: Estadio Santiago Bernabeu
Live Stream: BET365
• Casemiro, Danilo and Sergio Ramos will incur a suspension with their next bookings.
• The defeat in Wolfsburg ended Madrid’s six-match winning run.
• Cristiano Ronaldo took his Liga total to 30 for the season in Saturday’s 4-0 defeat of Eibar; he is the first player to reach 30 goals in six successive Liga seasons.
• Arnold, Diego Benaglio, Daniel Caligiuri, Vieirinha and Luiz Gustavo are a booking away from a ban.
• The victory over Madrid was Wolfsburg’s first win in four games. Their 1-1 draw against Mainz on Saturday was their fourth successive Bundesliga game without a victory (D2 L2).
All Match Facts have been extracted from the UEFA Champions League official website. Log on to UEFA site for more.