Shakhtar coach Mircea Lucescu wants his team to show no fear against a Real Madrid side anxious to put their heavy defeat at the hands of league rivals Barcelona behind them:
For our team, it's very important to avoid the mistakes we committed in Madrid [when Shakhtar lost 4-0]. I'd prefer not to see the fear we showed there after the first goal we conceded. I'd like to see the same team we saw in the home game against Malmö, the team that is confident in its potential.
Zlatan Ibrahimović, in an exclusive interview with UEFA.com ahead of his return to Malmö with Paris Saint-Germain, has revealed that he has booked out the city square to allow ticket-less fans the chance to watch the match on the big screen:
I [booked it] right after the draw when I found out that we would be playing MFF. MFF have a small stadium, not in Swedish terms but in international standards where I'm used to playing, and if MFF's stadium had been five times bigger, we would still have been able to fill it.
We want to fit all of Malmö in, but everyone can't get in, and I want to give everyone a chance to watch the game. It will be a large screen in the square where everyone will have a chance to see the match live. We also have a few surprises in store. It will be a special moment.
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