“I hope that they don’t boo me” – Thibaut Courtois revealed ahead of Stamford Bridge's return
“I hope that they don’t boo me” – Thibaut Courtois revealed ahead of Stamford Bridge's return

“I hope that they don’t boo me” – Thibaut Courtois revealed ahead of Stamford Bridge’s return

Real Madrid Goalkeeper Courtois has revealed ahead of their tough Champions league quarter-final with Chelsea that, ‘He hopes the Blues Fans do not boo him’.

The 29 years old Belgian transfer from Chelsea to Real Madrid was seen as a betrayal by Chelsea Fans and he still thinks the Fans have not forgotten about it. he Claims he does not expect any applause from the fans as Real Madrid seeks to avenge their 2-0 defeat to Chelsea last season at Stamford Bridge.

What did Thibaut Courtois say?

“I hope it’s a happy return to Stamford Bridge,” Courtois said as reported on the Real Madrid site.

“We’re now rivals. They’ll want to win and the same goes for me too and so I’m not expecting any applause from the fans. I hope that they don’t boo me, but you never know. I’m prepared for whatever comes and we’ll have to see how it goes. I’m happy to be returning there with fans in the stands because last year when we played them the stadium was empty”.

Chelsea Vs Real Madrid head to head

Chelsea is yet to lose a match against Real Madrid in their previous 5 meetings, including a thrilling 3-1 aggregate victory in the Champions League semi-finals last season.

They also defeated them in the 1971 European Cup Winners’ Cup and the 1998 Super Cup in Monaco over two legs.

Chelsea wins: 3

Real Madrid wins: 0

Draws: 2

He has also warned his teammate to improve ahead of the Chelsea trip after their Saturday win over Celta Vigo.

“To win is very important,” Courtois told Movistar after Saturday’s win. “Chelsea lost at home and they will be very strong on Wednesday.

“We lacked intensity at times and Chelsea are very good at that,” he said.