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Marcelo Has A Dig At Barca As Real Brush Aside Juventus

Marcelo Has A Dig At FC Barcelona As Real Madrid Brush Aside Juventus

By Keegan Kruger - Apr 12, 2018 11:35 AM @KeeganKruger

Real Madrid stalwart Marcelo appears to have had a fresh dig at arch-rivals FC Barcelona after his team brushed aside Juventus to qualify for the UEFA Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday night.

Furious Buffon Slams Ref For Late Penalty Call

After being three goals up following the first leg of their quarter-final tie, Los Blancos surrendered their lead within the first hour of the return fixture, courtesy of two goals from Mario Mandzukic and one from Blaise Matuidi.

With the game looking like heading into extra-time, referee Michael Oliver awarded the Spanish giants a penalty, which Cristiano Ronaldo coolly converted to see Real win the tie 4-3 on aggregate.

After seeing FC Barcelona squander a three-goal lead against Roma on Tuesday night, Marcelo told members of the media after the match that his team were determined not let the same happen to them.

"We should face and we did everything possible to go through," the Brazilian told Marca.

"What happened to Barcelona wasn't going to happen to us because we're Real Madrid."

Speaking about the decision to award the penalty, the Brazilian was convinced a spot-kick was the correct call by the referee.

"The penalty was very clear," he added.

Ronaldo Comments On Controversial Penalty

The result saw Real join Bundesliga giants Bayer Munich, Premier League outfit Liverpool and Serie A's Roma in the semi-finals of the competition.

Do you think the Spanish side deserved to go through on the night? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Munangwangwa Joined: 25 Nov 2017
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Munangwangwa Apr 12, 2018 08:51 PM
Marcelo.. one of the greatest players ever
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tshoshandros Joined: 15 Nov 2014
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tshoshandros Apr 12, 2018 03:48 PM
Europe big 51,RM 2,Man U,3 AC Milan 4,Bayern 5 Juventus
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tshoshandros Joined: 15 Nov 2014
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tshoshandros Apr 12, 2018 03:42 PM
Reality is for a team to be considered big team is through Continental competitions not domestic cups, eg champions league. Mind you Refereelorna faithfools,what Barca is doing is all about catch ups to RM,let me make it simple so you can understand, Real Madrid have won Record times Champions league 12times,13th loading, 33Times LA Ligas,so that's why I'm saying what Barca is doing is catch ups RM 12 Barca 4,RM 33 Barca 24.
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tshoshandros Apr 12, 2018 03:33 PM
I can't help it ,bt to laugh @ heart bleeding Missilorna faithfoools, Reality is Madrid win via aggregate, n Barca loss.
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So-Mathabo-KBY Apr 12, 2018 01:34 PM
I don't understand what you mean by "brush aside" cowditor coz what I saw was the ref giving Real a spot in the semi's
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Apr 12, 2018 01:27 PM
Editor stop hurting yourself with these ridiculous questions.
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Mina d dog Joined: 26 Apr 2017
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Mina d dog Apr 12, 2018 01:10 PM
U shud shut ur hole cos u won't win anything this after yesterday game UCL isn't urs Barca have a league n possible Copa del-rey
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Faysal Apr 12, 2018 12:19 PM
You were lucky to go through thanks to ref

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