The Cypriot champions arrived in Madrid on Tuesday ahead of the big game at the Bernabeu where they will face superstars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Isco and Gareth Bale.
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Donis – who arrived in the summer to take over the Nicosia club for a second time – said he and his players were already happy to have been back in the group stages.
“In the Champions League you face difficult challenges, but we’re going to have to face it from a different point of view. We’re happy and satisfied to have arrived at this stage and need to enjoy it. We need to respect ourselves.”
“I consider these games help our side grow. We believe in our team, our players. We’re fully aware of how difficult the match is. I want to see my players tomorrow playing beyond their...