They will be looking to the Champions League's all-time leading goalscorer to aid their quest for a third successive triumph in that particular competition, with a heavyweight last-16 encounter with Paris Saint-Germain next on the agenda. This is a game that they must win since it is the home leg of their tie.
PSG come into the tie looking the stronger of the two sides, but that form may count for relatively little over the two legs against a team that have won the Champions League in three of the last four seasons.
There are many Madrid fans that have shown their discontent in their teams underwhelming and lackluster displays this season, with manager Zinedine Zidane coming under intense scrutiny especially for his side's results in the Primera División.
The Brazilian will come up against the current Ballon d'Or victor and all-time Champions League top scorer Ronaldo.
"I know it already, we can compete with them, I don't have to look at them, "Klopp added".
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"Leo can do what he wants but in Rosario, football evokes such passion and I want to feel that again". They followed it up with signing Kylan Mbappe, one of the most exciting prospects in world.
Signing world-class players like Neymar and Mbappe will not catapult them in the top tier of European football.
PSG will have to contend with an atmosphere in the Santiago Bernabeu that Real Madrid has been trying to build for several days, but their firepower gives them every chance of an away goal to take into the return leg in three weeks.
Lionel Messi, the Barca star and Di Maria's Argentina teammate, has spoken in the past of his desire to play for Newell's before he finishes his career. Both players are fiercely competitive and would want to outdo each other. Overshadowed by Barcelona domestically, Real Madrid are aiming to create history by recording a hat trick of Champions League titles.
Real Madrid have the highest pass accuracy of any side in the Champions League this season, Los Blancos have completed 89.6 percent of their passes. If that wasn't enough, the battle is being billed as pretenders versus contenders.
Michael Laudrup believes his former clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid deserve to be considered as favourites for the Champions League.