'We Need Beat Barca Now More Than Ever!'
'We Need Beat FC Barcelona Now More Than Ever!'
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has stressed the importance of winning El Clasico this weekend, as his side try to claw back an 11 point deficit in La Liga.
Los Blancos, who have played one league game less than their arch-rivals, welcome the Blaugrana to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon, where they will be hoping to close the gap on their opponents.
Talking at a Sponsorship event in the build-up to the derby, Ramos told members of the media that Real are "obliged to win now more than ever".
"It will be a great match," Ramos said, as quoted by FourFourTwo.
"There are no words to describe the Clasico. It is entirely different, and the most crucial game in the world.
"We are obliged to win now more than ever due to the situation we find ourselves in, to remain in the fight for LaLiga.
"We come into it in good form after winning the Club World Cup, which always suits the team on a psychological level.
"We are eager to play and have been working hard this week, so hopefully we can get the three points that will allow us to stay close to those teams ahead of us."
Real are currently in fourth place in the league, three points behind Valencia, who are in the third position on the table.
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