Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is not that Ajax Wednesday in advance stand a chance against his old club Real Madrid. The 35-year-old striker thinks that the Amsterdammers the the dertienvoudig Champions League-winner difficult.
Huntelaar refers to its Champions League debut on behalf of Ajax in 2006, when he scored against Internazionale. “There was just as imagined as it is now, that we won’t stand a chance. But we were at peace with 2-0,” he said Tuesday at The Telegraph.
“The kón. Though it was unfortunately 2-2 and we lost with 1-0. We were fighting under, and the feeling was positive. It indicates that with the right plan and fight quite a lot is possible.”
Huntelaar, who in the 2008/2009 season to twenty official matches and eight goals came in the service of Real, has a difficult period with Ajax. The team missed in 2019 all of the points against sc Heerenveen, Feyenoord and Heracles Almelo.
Around the draw for the eighth finals of the Champions League in december awarded the opponent the Real is also a bad sequence, but ‘The Royal’ seems to be the form now again restored.
Summary Ajax-Bayern Munich (3-3)
Real is first favorite”
The experienced Huntelaar saw the Real directly, all as a favorite. “The people who are crying that Real a favorable draw, there is probably money for. I also had to laugh”, he indicates the opinion of analysts.
“Everyone knows what Real the last few years has performed, also in the Champions League. But it is a new round with new opportunities. We must show what we can do. If we play as we have in the Champions League have done, we can have the Madrid difficult. But they are in the first instance, is my favorite.”
The company believes the striker in a stunt, in which he refers to his time at Schalke 04. “We were at home once played and lost with 1-6, but we won also a time with 3-4 in the Bernabeu,” he recalls.
“At the time, we went almost through, because 3-5 was enough and at last we had a chance. So you see, it is possible.”
Ajax-Real Madrid starts on Wednesday at 21.00 in the Johan Cruijff ArenA. The achtstefinaleduel is led by the Slovenian Damir Skomina. The return in Madrid on Tuesday 5 march.
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