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.
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.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho expressed sympathy with Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson, and said the impact of substitute Luka Modric made a crucial difference in helping the Spaniards into the quarter-finals.
Ten-man Real Madrid took down Rayo Vallecano 2-0, Atletico Madrid looked impressive in their 3-0 win over Real Valladolid, and Espanyol continued their recent winning ways with a 1-0 victory over Real Betis.
Real Madrid have agreed a deal with Sevilla to sign goalkeeper Diego Lopez on a four-and-a-half year deal, following an injury to Iker Casillas.
Goalkeeper Diego Lopez has discussed Sevilla defeat to Valladolid and their need to get back on the winning track against Espanyol.