Both Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao scored one gaol in the game that took place on 19 April 2018. After the game, Marcelo, one of Real Madrid players, was interviewed after the game. He said that the team would pay more attention to the games of the UEFA Champions League and they are confident to defeat Bayern Munich.
When it came to this game, Marcelo said: “The first goal that was scored by our opponent had made the game more complicated, but we had been trying our best until the end of the game. We will not lose confidence because of this game. But we cannot make sure of scoring a goal when we shoot, which happens sometimes.”
He said:“We are very confident about how we will play next week and we have a week to prepare for the elimination game.”
For the draw, Marcelo said:“I don’t know if the result is fair. We do our best to win the game and should get more. Regardless of the outcome, we’ve tried our best to do so.”
Born on12 May 1988, Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, commonly known as Marcelo, is a professional Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Real Madrid and the Brazil national team. He is able to play at left back but can also operate as a left winger. This excellent player has helped Real Madrid win La Liga titles four times, Copa del Rey in the 2010-11 and 2013-14 seasons, three Supercopa de España trophies, three UEFA Champions League titles, three UEFA Super Cup titles and so on. Accordingly, he also got a few individual awards, such as Facebook FA La Liga Best Defender in 2016. Besides, he was voted for the IFFHS Men’s World Team in 2017. And there were other four Real Madrid players selected in this team.
Inaki, who scored a goal for Athletic Bilbao in this game, talked about his goal in an interview after the match:“My teammates know that I like to run, and Iñigo Córdoba passed the ball to me. I didn’t hesitate to shoot the ball in face of Keylor Navas. Aritz Aduriz has told me that we should shoot the ball directly.”
When talked about his performance as a center forward, Inaki said:“When you play at the position, people will ask you to score, but I like the position. If you don’t score any goal, people will ‘kill’ you. Fortunately, I got one goal in this game.”
He also said:“We are satisfied with the result. I think fans will be proud of us.”
Iñaki Williams, Marco Asensio and Héctor Bellerín are three Spanish young players. Besides, they are widely regarded as potential and excellent players in Spain. Iñaki performed well in the game against Real Madrid in the 2014-15 season, which attracted the attention of Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid and Barcelona.
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