Speaking ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash with Real Madrid, Galatasaray coach Roberto Mancini believes Los Blancos are a better side with the additions of Gareth Bale and coach Carlo Ancelotti.
FIFA.com previews midweek UEFA Champions League action where a number of the continent's big guns are aiming to claim early progression to the knockout stage with holders Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Barcelona among them.
Louis van Gaal has shaken up the Netherlands since assuming the reins - from the starting XI to the style of play - to positive effect. FIFA.com takes a closer look.
Goals from Robin van Persie and Wesley Sneijder gave the Netherlands a 2-0 win over China PR who were saw defender Qin Sheng sent off in Beijing on Tuesday.
Real Madrid put one foot in the semi-finals after goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gonzalo Higuain gave them a 3-0 win at home to Galatasaray.
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.