Zidane Reveals His Real Madrid Stars Are Ready to ‘Die’ on the Pitch Just to Reach Champions League Final

Zidane Reveals His Real Madrid Stars Are Ready to ‘Die’ on the Pitch Just to Reach Champions League Final

- Zinedine Zidane reveals his players are ready to 'die' on the pitch just to reach the Champions League final

- Real Madrid visit Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their semifinal clash on Wednesday, May 5

- Both Sergio Ramos and Eden Hazard are fit enough to play this game as Zidane is not ready to take chances

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Chelsea and Real Madrid hope to finish what they started a week ago in Spain when they face off at Stamford Bridge in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League semifinal clash.

The Blues have a slight advantage with an away goal in their 1-1 draw in the first leg with Christian Pulisic and Karim Benzema both scoring for either side.

Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane is now talking tough ahead of the deciding match between the former champions.

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The Frenchman said all his players are ready to give their best in the game to ensure they beat their host and progress to the final for the first time since 2018.

Zinedine Zidane insists 'we are all going to fight to the death out there on the pitch'
Eden Hazard in action for Real Madrid during their Champions League clash against Chelsea in Spain. Photo by Oscar J. Barroso/Anadolu Agency
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Meanwhile, the winner of the second last-four game will face Manchester City who dumped Paris Saint Germain out of the competition after beating them 4-1 on aggregate.

Daily Mail reveals that Zidane might be planning to throw his captain Sergio Ramos back into the starting line-up despite recently returning from a calf injury while Hazard has finally shaken off a frustrating series of injuries. Zidane was quoted by Daily Mail during his press conference before the game.

"I'm not going to be taking a risk, Sergio is with us and that means that he is ready to play, that's it. I'm not going to tell you now about whether Sergio will play or any other player.

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"He's here with us and that means that he is fine, that's the most important thing for us, to have our leader with us, to have our captain with us. As I said before all of the players that are here with us are ready. All of them.
"We're in the Champions League semi-finals, we are all going to fight to the death out there on the pitch. All the players are ready to play, and then of course I have to pick a team. All the players are ready to play, don't worry."

Zinedine Zidane will be hoping to win his fourth Champions League title this campaign having previously won the silverware in three consecutive seasons.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Real Madrid stay within touching distance of Atletico Madrid following their 2-0 win over Osasuna in La Liga.

Eder Militao and Casemiro's scored two second-half goals to keep Los Blancos within two points of Diego Simeone's men at top of the league standings.

Eden Hazard was given a rare start since his return from injury and he was in dazzling form for Zinedine Zidane's men.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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