Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Madrid Barca Ready to Jump Obstacles

MADRID - Real Madrid's inspirational midfielder, Xabi Alonso sends a signal of war to the eternal rival, Barcelona that Los Galacticos ready to defend the Copa del Rey trophy this season. Capital team's narrow victory over Malaga, delivering Madrid quarter-finals qualify for the domestic tournament.

Most likely, Madrid will meet Barcelona in the next phase. Understandably, the care team will be successful roll Osasuna four goals without reply in the first leg, earlier this month. Reflecting the size of the Barcelona conference opportunities, Alonso claimed his team did not flinch when should melakoni El Clasico at the stage of two-leg Copa del Rey.

Barcelona will play the second leg of the Copa del Rey cons Osasuna on Thursday, January 12, 2012 local time. "Barcelona still have to play but we are ready and we are nearing the next stage with great respect," said Liverpool's former retainer of U.S. quoted on Thursday (1/12/2012).

"I do not want to compare (Barcelona and Madrid). We must do our best, we begin the 2012 season with three wins and we have not concentrated on what is happening in other places," said Alonso.

Regardless of who the opponent is going to face Real Madrid later, Alonso still happy at last admitted his team can ensure a ticket quarterfinals after beating Malaga. The main target of Madrid in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey, although Alonso realizes mere puppet Madrid goals scored by Karim Benzema smelly little luck.

"We want a victory in this match," said Alonso. "We were controlling the game and have a chance to score, even though our goals a little luck, we deserve it," Alonso finished. (e


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