Roberto Mancini has insisted that ‘playing in Madrid is always difficult’ as Galatasaray travel to the Spanish capital.
The Turkish club go to Santiago Bernabeu tomorrow looking for a vital three points that would keep up their hopes of qualifying for the Last 16.
“Playing in Madrid is always difficult,” he told a Press conference. “I think Madrid were strong last year, and they’re just as strong this year.
“Maybe they’ve improved having brought in Bale, but coming here is always tough for teams.
“I think Ancelotti is one of the best Coaches in Europe. He’s a quiet man but a good person – a great Coach.
“We know it’s going to be tough here, but we’re going into the game looking to play well and win.”