Cape Town - Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane
insists his charges will not look past Club Brugge despite having
already secured a spot in the Champions League last 16.
Pool A leaders Paris St Germain can not be overtaken in the final
round of group games, while Brugge and Galatasaray are fighting for
Europa League qualification.
Zidane fears that Real will pay the price if they fail to take Brugge seriously.
"The message is always the same and that's that we want to put in a
good performance. That's all there is to it," the Frenchman told
"I don't like friendly games. It's a Champions League game and our
reputation is on the line. We always want to play good football and keep
our good run going.
"Not on account of the result, which is down to our good
performances, but because we want to play well and do things properly.
If we don't approach it in that way, things will go badly.
"It'll be a really tough game. Brugge are playing to qualify for the
Europa League as the third-placed team, but for us it's a Champions
League game and not a friendly.
"That's why we want to win it, but we know just what a quality side
the opposition are. We're ready. Some of them will play, now is their
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