'We have to be top class to beat Real Madrid' - Thomas Partey

Ronaldo was able to score a goal per game in the most elite competition in football for nearly a decade to make this record.

Partey has blossomed into one of Atletico Madrid's standout players this term.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane predicted more "big moments" are ahead for Gareth Bale ahead of Sunday's derbi at home to Atletico Madrid.

"Atletico deserve to be in second, but we can cut the distance and we will try and do that". It's a shame that we didn't get the three points. Back-to-back hat tricks against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid, for instance, borders on ridiculous.

Japan is a nice country and they have good players. "We deserved more today, clearly". I believe that he'll bring a great deal to the team at particular times, but I've got to make the decisions.

Spain star Isco, who has also been linked with Manchester City, is said to be unhappy with his lack of game time this season and wants a new challenge.

Impressive Blitzboks unbeaten in Hong Kong
South Africa beat New Zealand 29-7 to take the bronze medal, while Argentina edged U.S. 14-12 to secure fifth. The Pacific island is still reeling from the devastating impact of Cyclone Josie last week.

"Players want to play in every game".

As an African, I feel hard to be part of this game, but am confident that most African countries are supporting me and I don't want to disappoint them.

The Chilean's arrival has already seen the Englishman and Frenchman being shifted over to the right despite looking uncomfortable there so the Madrid man is likely to exasperate the situation even more. "The important thing is that we are still comfortably poised at the top of the table".

What can you say about the quality of football in LaLiga compared to other leagues in Europe?

Many strikers don't manage to score 100 goals for their club in all competitions, so for Ronaldo to do this in the Champions League alone is fantastic. It doesn't. For whatever reason, however, when the Champions League music is blasted through to the players lined up on the pitch, something magical seems to happen to the galactic monsters who put on that historic white kit.

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