Albiol: United game is vital

Real Madrid defender Raul Albiol has admitted that Wednesday's Champions League clash with Manchester United is 'vital'.

The capital club host the current Premier League leaders in the last 16 next week, and the Spain international has conceded that they go into the game full of confidence after defeating Sevilla 4-1 on Saturday.

“We are now concentrating on Wednesday's game,” he told AS. “But against Sevilla we showed we wanted to win and are in great form.

“We are playing at home and the team will match the passion the fans will show.

“We will have to defend as a team because it is a vital game for our season.”

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