Are Manuel Pellegrini & Real Madrid Ready for the Champions League ?
|Written by Andrew Scofield|
|Monday, 14 September 2009 23:12|
Pellegrini has participated twice in the Champions League with Villarreal and both times caught on a great performance. Now, with Real, Chilean recognizes that the final at the Bernabeu is given more responsibility.
Manuel Pellegrini has started the season with two victories in the league and expected to have the same in the Champions League. Real Madrid is measured at Zurich at home and wants to start but the Chilean competition more special for the white club. "Everyone knows that the Champions League has an additional attraction. This year, played the final at the Bernabeu, gives more responsibility and more pressure to attain it. We know it is not easy, but we want to start well with a great game," said coach in Switzerland.
Chilean coach was asked about the elimination of Real Madrid in the second round for the past five years, and he answered that his only concern was "that we do not fall for the sixth time in the second round.