The tie is not over yet – Ronaldo warns Madrid

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first_imgReal Madrid v PSG The tie is not over yet – Ronaldo warns Madrid Dejan Kalinic 08:57 2/15/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) CristianoRonaldo - Cropped Getty Images Real Madrid v PSG Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid PSG UEFA Champions League The Blancos star has insisted there is still work to do in the Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has warned his team that their Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain is not over yet, urging them to attack in the return leg.Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals for one club in Europe’s elite club competition during Wednesday’s 3-1 first-leg win at the Santiago Bernabeu.The Portuguese star scored a brace to cancel out Adrien Rabiot’s 33rd-minute opener for PSG before Marcelo added a third late on. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Despite his team’s strong position, Ronaldo warned there was still work to do heading into the second leg in Paris on March 6.”The fans have helped us a lot and we felt their warmth. It has to be that way,” he told reporters.”Marcelo’s goal was very important, he played a good match and he deserved it.”When goals are scored and your team wins, it is always special. Today it started and I scored two.”The tie is not over yet. We have to go to Paris to win and to score goals, to be calm and to qualify for the next phase.”After Rabiot’s opener, Ronaldo struck from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time before putting his team ahead with seven minutes remaining.Ronaldo was particularly pleased with his team’s performance in the second half as they took control of the tie.”This was an important victory. We started the match well, but we let in a goal,” the 33-year-old said.”But this is the Champions League and Madrid have the experience. Games last 90 minutes and, at home, we wanted to play a good game. We have a good advantage for the return thanks to those two late goals.”We knew [PSG] were a very dangerous team with the forwards they have. We knew we had to press them to win the ball.”In the second half we waited a little bit, we played better, and we had more opportunities.”last_img

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