Real Madrid and Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez stated that they can’t fear the in form of Barcelona. The World Cup golden boot winner also said the upcoming El Clasico will be more interesting. Real Madrid suffered first defeat of the season at the hands of Sevilla. It was first a great game to watch that ended with 3-2 in favor of home team Sevilla. With that defeat, Los Blancos lost the first spot at league table and are now three points behind the defending champions of La Liga. After the match, James Rodriguez said few words about his team and the El Clasico rivals Barcelona.
James Rodriguez: We Have Nothing To Fear, We’re Real Madrid
Rodriguez told to reporters “It’s easy to name names now, but when the team wins, we do it together, and when we lose, we also lost together. We’ll have to see what happens and be ready for our next match.”
“They’re [Barcelona] on form, but we have nothing to fear, we’re Real Madrid. It’s going to be an interesting match. I felt good [coming on against Sevilla.] I hadn’t played for 60 days. I want to contribute and help the team win.”
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Captain Sergio Ramos was the first goal scorer of Sevilla vs Real Madrid match. But the captain left the pitch after scoring via bicycle kick. Later, the visitors conceded three goals. James Rodriguez scored the second goal but it was not enough to save the defeat.
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Rodriguez has been called for Colombia’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Argentina. The player confirmed that saying “I’ll be there with them [Colombia].”
Real Madrid will welcome Barcelona in the first leg of El Clasico 2015 at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on 21st November 2015.