Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez says the Spanish champions cannot afford to sit on their 3-0 first-leg lead when they travel to Galatasaray with a berth in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals on the line.
Galatasaray's Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo speaks to FIFA.com about his team's UEFA Champions League quarter-final against the mighty Real Madrid, and his own role in stopping Ronaldo and Co.
It was a back and forth match in Gelsenkirchen Tuesday night where Galatasaray managed to hold on to a 3-2 (4-3 agg.) win over Schalke, sending the Turkish team into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
Galatasaray threw away a two goal lead in the final five minutes of their derby with Besiktas and draw 2-2, a result that allowed Fenerbahce to move within a point of the league leaders after claiming a 3-1 win over Trabzonspor.
Galatasaray scored late on through Felipe Melo to draw 1-1 with third-placed Trabzonspor, while Samsunspor moved out of the bottom two with a 2-0 win over Mersin Idmanyurdu.
Galatasary moved nine points clear at the Turkish Super Lig summit with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Besiktas, while Trabzonspor were surprisingly on the reverse end of the same scoreline against Mersin Idmanyurdu.