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Real Madrid chief Butragueno: We MUST beat Man City

Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno says they'll face Champions League opponents Manchester City full of confidence.

Real go to City for the second-leg of their round 16 tie needing to overturn a 2-1 deficit.

Butragueno stated: "We strongly believe in our players, we are convinced that they will live up to expectations and that they will strive to move on to the next round.

"Obviously the opponent, Manchester City, is difficult: they have fantastic players and it will be difficult to beat them.

"But we have to do it in order to qualify for the quarterfinals."

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