Wayne Rooney He has spoken of the duel between Manchester City and Real Madrid on August 7. In his column in the Sunday Times, the former player predicts that Real Madrid will play against Etihad and Rooney believes that City may have problems there.
“Real Madrid will focus its attack on its central defenses, which is worrying since this season all the other ‘Big Six’ of the Premier League have beaten City (…). This shows that Guardiola’s team can have difficulties putting the best teams at bay, ”he wrote. Rooney, to add that “I have seen Z do itinedine Zidane in his first stage as coach of Real Madrid when he played against Guardiola-style teams in big games, and that gave him success, “added Rooney.
Despite everything, the former player believes that the City is favorite because “they don’t have to force the game. They don’t have to dial. They can even afford to lose 1-0 and qualify, as they surprised Madrid in the first leg, “wrote Rooney, who is convinced that” City may never have a better chance of winning the Champions League. “
Rooney wanted to highlight that “Sergio Ramos He is suspended, which is a great decrease for the Real Madrid defense, and I think that City will score. My only question is if they are solid enough in the back. ”