Borussia Dortmund, Watzke warns Real: “We will try to do like Atalanta with Bayer”

In the long interview given to Asin which he revealed that Real Madrid paid well over 103 million to sign Jude Bellinghamthe CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke he also addressed other topics in view of the final between his Borussia Dortmund and Blancos. And in his statements, as well as remembering the victory in the 1997 Champions League final against Juventusalso made a reference to Atalanta’s feat, which swept the Europa League final against Bayer Leverkusen, inflicting the only defeat of the season on Xabi Alonso’s team.

These are his statements: “Is Real Madrid favourites? Yes, but let’s look at what just happened in Dublin. Out of ten games against Atalanta, I’m pretty sure that Leverkusen would win eight. But Atalanta played as if they were the It’s the last match in its history and that’s what we will have to do to win. We beat PSG twice; if we are able to play in the same way, we will also be able to win a final, it’s a historical truth: not has never lost a Champions League final. There is always a first time.”