Being the ‘Kings of Europe’, it would be too little too early to rule Real Madrid out of the competition they like to call it their own.
The 4-1 drubbing Real Madrid suffered at the hands of Ajax at the Santiago Bernabéu in the second leg of the Round of 16 clash is still fresh in the memories of some faithful.
This time around, Real Madrid have their backs pitted against the wall after the first leg, as Manchester City have their noses in front heading into the second leg, leaving the Santiago Bernabéu with a 2-1 lead.
Madridistas are worried about their chances as Manchester City are one of the most feared sides in Europe. The suspension of Sergio Ramos only piles on to their misery. However, the difference between last season and this season is that the team knows how to make a comeback after suffering a heavy blow.
Zinedine Zidane has tried and tested different formations this season and that has resulted in an upheaval in Real’s form and on-field performances. The psychological impact Zidane has had is unprecedented, and that could yet determine how long the journey of Real would be in the most comprehensive ties that await the Merengues
Here are five reasons why I think that Real Madrid could still win the UEFA Champions League.