Ronaldo completes training session in preparation for Man City

Madrid, May 2 (IANS) Real Madrid’s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo completed his group’s training session on Monday in preparation for the second leg of the Champions League football semi-finals against Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Man City held Madrid to a 0-0 draw at their home on last week in the first leg match. They will play the second leg at Madrid on Wednesday, reports Efe.

French coach Zinedine Zidane commanded the group’s workouts ahead of the decisive match, in which French forward Karim Benzema was out running alone on the pitch, according to Real Madrid’s official website.

Ronaldo, who missed the first leg due to muscle problems in his right thigh, participated partially in Sunday’s workouts along with his peers but the club announced that he completed Monday’s session.

Defender Casemiro practiced separately as a result of a knock that he received against Real Sociedad in a La Liga match on Saturday.

Real Madrid’s junior team forward Borja Mayoral was called up for the session on Monday that began with various ball possession and pressing exercises, before working on some one-touch combinations and shots at goal.



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