His 14 goals so far have come over nine matches with doubles against Apoel Nicosia, Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus. "We need to play another great game". I don't want to hear that.
"The result of the first game means nothing for us. Everyone thought I was mad, and then Bale was 100-and-something, [Kylian] Mbappe 150 or 160, Neymar 220, so I don't see 100 as that much now", he explained. "We need to concentrate on ourselves, not them".
Benzema has struggled to silence his critics this season, netting just nine times across all competitions, and his manager admits that a fellow Frenchman needs to rediscover his spark.
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One video shared by activists showed bodies of about a dozen children, women and men, some with foam at the mouth. Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it completely inaccessible to outside world.
The reigning Spanish and European champions are unbeaten in their last seven games, though, and are odds-on favourites to progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League, which is their only avenue to silverware this term.
"Jesus is a good player", Varane said.
'I have changed my own way of playing, I have tried to develop and my game now is more natural, with more flow'. Mateo Kovacic would likely enter the lineup to replace Casemiro in the midfield, or Zidane could choose a more aggressive setup with an extra attacking midfielder such as Marco Asensio or Francisco "Isco" Alarcon.
Ronaldo, whose bicycle kick goal in Turin was celebrated around the world, has scored 24 goals since the turn of the year and will be the first name on the team sheet. But Bale played well and provided an assist at the weekend and Asensio has Madrid fans demanding that he plays more minutes.
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Vettel's win pushed him up to 50 points in the drivers' standings, 17 ahead of Hamilton, with Bottas third on 22 points. The team subsequently tweeted that he had been transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
In a recent interview with news outlet BeinSport, Asensio spoke of his admiration for the French boss and claimed that Zizou was his idol while growing up, "I had a poster of Zidane in my room".
'I had a poster of Zidane in my room, he was my idol when I was little, ' he said.
Although Real Madrid will have to do without defenders Sergio Ramos (due to suspension) and Nacho Fernandez (due to injury), Varane said his knee injury was "fine now".
Real appears to have this quarterfinal match already in the books after they scored three away goals in the first leg versus Juve.
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Later, he was carried off the stage at the headquarters on their shoulders as they chanted his name and showered him with flowers. Lula "is not a normal prisoner, he's a political prisoner, the first since the reemergence of democracy" in 1985, she said.
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