We managed to correct the mistakes that we were making, especially on defense.
Another road loss; we have to get better and start winning games, it is very important if we want to fight for first and second place in this group and get the home court advantage in the playoffs.
Point difference is important and was too big tonight.
Both teams had a good start, but Madrid was more inspired than us.
We found good shots and good options that we were looking for.
“But I have to underline, we are the holders and our players, they always rise to the occasion.” PSG bought Neymar from Barcelona for a record 222 million euro ($262 million) fee in the offseason with a specific aim of winning a first European title. The final will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 26. They have signed very, very good players,” said Butragueno, whose club lost out to PSG in its pursuit of France forward Kylian Mbappe.
Madrid won six European Cups before PSG was even formed in 1970. Madrid and PSG met in the group stage two seasons ago when the French team’s leader was Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Barcelona and Chelsea will renew a rivalry that has included intense semifinals in 20.
The rivalry is regarded as one of the biggest in world sport.
The two clubs are among the richest and most successful football clubs in the world; in 2014 they were ranked the world's two most valuable sports teams.
Both clubs have a global fan-base; they are the world's two most followed sports teams on social media.
Real Madrid leads the head to head results in competitive matches with 92 wins to Barcelona's 90, while Barcelona leads in total matches with 109 wins to Real Madrid's 96.
Two-time defending Champions League winner Madrid was drawn Monday to play the tournament’s standout team in the last 16, made possible because the 12-time champions finished second in their group while PSG won its group.