Salah indicated, after Liverpool won his last match in the Premier League against Aston Villa 2-1, that he and his companions had the determination to end the season in a qualifying position for the Champions League next season, and said: “We are fighting for fourth place, and we want to qualify for the Champions League … and we will continue. Fighting against Real Madrid as well ».
He added: “We achieved a very important victory against Aston Villa and only 7 games remain, so it was important to emerge victorious. We will continue to fight against Real Madrid as well, and the important thing is to maintain our focus in every match, and we will play to win, and we hope that we can end the season on Sunday. The first four places ».
The Egyptian star expressed his hope to play with confidence as well against Real Madrid and said: “Yes, it is important that we maintain this confidence. “We were late with a goal, but we came back in the second half and played well, and this is a positive thing.”
Despite ending the match in his favor on his land, coach Zinedine Zidane will face various difficulties on his opponent’s land, as the last Clásico, in which he defeated his traditional rivals Barcelona in the Spanish League 1-2, led to a high level of injuries in his ranks, where doubts revolve around Valverde’s participation with the continued absence of Eden Hazard, Because of the lack of readiness, in addition to the trio Sergio Ramos, who doubled his hardships as well as his infection with the Covid 19 virus, Danny Carvajal and Lucas Vasquez, due to infection, and Raphael Varane due to the Corona virus.
For his part, the other England pole, Manchester City, is preparing to face Borussia Dortmund, at Signal Iduna Park in Germany, after he finished the first-leg match at home 2-1.
On the eve of the meeting, Dortmund regained its wing, Jadon Sancho, who returned to training, completed speed races and trained with the ball during a one-on-one session at the club’s training center.
Sancho is a key element in Dortmund, and has participated in 31 matches in all competitions since the start of the season, during which he scored 12 goals and provided 16 assists.