Courtois reveals how to stop Haaland from Madrid + Rudiger taunts Boat

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has revealed how to stop Manchester City striker Erling Haaland among Real Madrid players. After both teams had a draw in the UEFA Champions League last night.

  Thibaut Courtois has revealed how he stopped Real Madrid ‘s Erling Haaland in the first leg of his side’s Champions League semi-final against Manchester City . In the past, the defensive line of the White King army caused the striker who has scored 51 goals this UFABET season to have a disappointing night. Ex-Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has ruled out Haaland, who has fewer shots and touches thanManchester City goalkeeper Ederson.

Courtois reveals how to stop Haaland from Madrid + Rudiger taunts Boat

          Despite Haaland having a rare night, City came back from behind to equalize thanks to Kevin De Bruyne ‘s long-range shot after Vinicius Junior fired in . Let the home team take the lead in the first half Speaking about Real Madrid’s tactics after the 1-1 draw and how his defense managed to stop Haaland, Courtois said:

           “If you want to defend against Haaland You must not give him space to run. We try to avoid that ′′ We play well. As a result, they fire from a greater distance. It pushes us further down ′′ It’s a good draw and everything that will be played next week will be like a final. We were quite good at winning the finals. Hopefully we can think like that ′ ′ Manchester City is a team that plays with the ball. With Haaland they play more direct balls. (Less possession, less strokes, get the ball to the striker as quickly as possible.) Sometimes in the Premier League, Ederson kicks the ball very deep. We fall down to not give them that space ′ ′ Sometimes we don’t control our game. They press well. And you don’t want to take too much risk at the back.

  Rudiger is confident Real Madrid can beat Manchester City after their draw in the opening leg at the Santiago Bernabeu. So we felt we could have done more. But it’s not a problem. The competition is still open. And we can go to Manchester with confidence,” said Rudiger. “Most importantly, they are not dangerous They have a lot of possession. We know this will happen. But they are not dangerous. That goal was De Bruyne’s quality. ” Can Madrid knock Manchester City out of the Champions League before they meet in the second leg? Ruger replied: “We are Real Madrid, we are always confident.” 

          Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola assessed Haaland’s performance as “Small area And the distance between the central defender and the full back has already been occupied. It wasn’t easy for Erling. He moves well and has his chances.” For the game overall. Guardiola added: “When we were better they scored. When they were better we scored. The game is very tight ′′ ′′ At the Bernabeu in the semi-finals. Sometimes we have a good time. And sometimes it’s difficult with the quality they have on the ball. It’s the final next Wednesday at home with our people ′′ Madrid requires a lot of skill and effort with experience and quality. We are returning to Manchester. And we will see what we can do better. when you play games like this It’s like a playoff game. Hopefully we can learn and do even better.”