Madrid jumped to the pitch of Etihad to train on the scene of battle 24 hours before the game (9:00 p.m., Movistar Champions League). And he will not exercise again, it was the last session. “There, now that it is what it has to be”Like the student who closes the book the day before the exam, so is the white set. End of preparations, the time for the show has come.
Zidane planned a very mild session to get in touch with the Manchester turf. The nice ones 24 degree that accompanied the session will be the same ones that will set the soulless feud tomorrow cityzen. Humid and clear weather. Some footballers even took to the field wearing sweatshirts. Everyone, yes, participated in a unique routine, including Hazard, which touched the ball with apparent normal and points to headline. Ramos, despite being sanctioned, was also in the session.
There were no scares nor did the alarms go off, so the French coach already knows definitively that his only casualties tomorrow will be Mariano (isolated) and Sergio Ramos (sanctioned). In addition to James and Bale, the first by technical decision and the second, as specified in a press conference, by personal decision.
There is no other choice Madrid to win by scoring more than one goal to be in the final phase in Lisbon (1-2 would take the game into extra time). The way to Fourteenth claim a feat at the Etihad Stadium. There will be no more training. On February 26 the English and Spanish faces met in Madrid. Tomorrow, 163 days later, a historic tie will close. It can only be one.