Apparently Fernando got injured again today, in the last minute of the game against Marseille. It seems to be the same injury like last time, which means he could be out for another three weeks.
|Dad, Dad, they are saying at school that Rafa Benitez must go. What's happened Dad? Did we get knocked out of the Champions League?"|
"Er, no son, we won last night and qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League"
"Didn't we qualify last year as well Dad?"
"Yes son, we got to the semi-finals last year"
"Ah, but I bet we have never won the Champions league though, have we Dad?
"Yes son, we won it in 2005"
"Was Rafa the manager then Dad?"
"Yes, he was son"
"Was it a fluke then Dad?"
"Well some people would say that son, but we got back to the final in 2007"
"So it's easy to get to the final then Dad?"
"Not really, son"
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|Both players underwent scans at Melwood earlier today after picking up hamstring and calf strains respectively during the 1-0 Champions League victory.|
A club spokesman confirmed: "Fernando has a strain in his right hamstring and will be out of action for between two and three weeks.
"Fabio has a calf strain in his left leg and will be out for two weeks."
- Casillas and Nadal
|Good friends and fellow Madridistas, Iker Casillas and Rafael Nadal came together for a charity meeting today and both said they believe that Los Blancos will beat Barcelona when they meet next month|
- Dani Alves
|“Anyone can talk. That’s why we have freedom of expression. But then one has to deliver on the pitch with their actions,” he was quoted as saying by Marca.|
“We are calm and we feel very strong. Whoever wants to beat us will have to sweat it out because we will do everything possible to make sure we win,” he added emphatically.