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Shakhtar Donetsk coach Luis Castro: We can beat Real Madrid again

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Luis Castro says they host Real Madrid in the Champions League this week full of confidence.

Shakhtar defeated Real earlier this season in Spain.

Castro told Marca: "There are still possibilities for the four [in the group] and I think the group will be decided on the last day. But of course, if Madrid win they will qualify and we will play [to qualify for the] Europa League on the last day. We are used to these games.

"In recent years, we have already done this several times. Last year we did not lose a single game away in the Champions League. We drew at City, we beat Atalanta and we drew in Zagreb. We already had that rhythm before playing and winning against Madrid.

"Clearly our bogey team has been Borussia Monchengladbach. We really think that we have the capacity to do it one more time, to beat Madrid. The recovery time is very short, but we look at our results a lot and we understand that we can always do things that lead to success."

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