Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has opened up on ‘combat’ with Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, forward of each groups’ conflict within the Champions League spherical of 16 second-leg tie tonight.
Rudiger additionally insisted that he wouldn’t search revenge when he faces Suarez at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening.
The 28-year-old had an ideal battle with the Atletico quantity 9 within the first leg in Bucharest final month as Chelsea defeated the LaLiga leaders 1-0, because of Olivier Giroud’s overhead kick.
In the course of the second half of that encounter, Suarez seems to pinch the thigh of Rudiger and the Germany Worldwide sq. as much as the Uruguayan ahead, who fights again.
Nonetheless, Talking throughout his pre-match convention on Tuesday, Rudiger was requested whether or not he was cautious of any revenge from Suarez, the centre-back mentioned, “On the finish of the day this isn’t one thing that provides me a lift or one thing like this.
“He defends his badge, I defend mine. That is all, that is all. I am going with no feeling any strain for his revenge or something like this.
“I’m simply targeted on our targets and that’s to win the sport and get by way of as a result of Atletico is just not solely Luis Suarez.
“Actually, he’s a world-class participant. He’s proven it at each membership he has been in Europe, Liverpool, Barcelona, Ajax, and now Atletico. He’s a really, superb participant and he has loads of combat in him and clearly, he’s a prime opponent.
“He simply defends his badge by making an attempt to combat for his group.”