Rodri challenges Manchester City teammates ahead of Real Madrid showdown
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Rodri challenges Manchester City teammates ahead of Real Madrid showdown

Manchester City midfielder Rodri has challenge teammates to prove their superiority over Real Madrid as he believes his team is now superior over the LaLiga champions. 

City will take on Madrid on Friday in the Champions League second leg of the last 16 having with a 2-1 advantage from February's clash at Santiago Bernabeu. Rodri believes his side is superior to Zinedine Zidane's men. 

"They are more than a team, they have that way of playing. You can never relax, even if you are winning 3-0 or 4-0 they still come back," he told a pre-match news conference. They have a huge personality to be the champions they have been over the past 20 or 30 years," he said ahead of the clash.

"They are the biggest team in this competition but now football has changed a little bit. It is so competitive. The distances between teams are so, so narrow.

"I know that we have a better team but we have to show that we have a better team on the pitch with our good behaviour and personality. I think we have a better squad and if we do things well, I think everything is going to be good for us."

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