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Champions League: Madrid derby as Real travel to Atletico


Champions League: Madrid derby as Real travel to Atletico

Real Madrid are preparing to take on their city rivals Atletico in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final tie.

The current holders are in a commanding position after winning 3-0 at home last week.

It will be the Galactocos last visit to the Vicente Calderon before Atletico move to their new stadium, and Zinedine Zidane knows his team cannot be complacent.

He said: “I don’t think it’s going to be a problem with the attitude.

“The important thing is we know the risks of the qualifying round.

“Nothing is won and we have to play the match, our performance must be excellent to get to the next round.

“We need to be calm and think that we are playing a soccer match.”

Diego Simeone’s side did manage to beat Real 4-0 in 2015, which would be enough to send them through.

But Atletico are faced with a huge challenge against a team who have scored in their last 60 games in all competitions.

The winner of the tie will face Juventus in Cardiff on June 3.