Osasuna captain Punal: The pressure is on Real Madrid on Saturday

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Osasuna captain Patxi Punal has stated that the pressure is on Real Madrid in Saturday's La Liga clash between the two sides, and made clear that Jose Mendilibar's team will do all in their powers to trouble the league leaders.

Jose Mourinho's men have a six-point lead at the top of the league, but two recent draws have seen Barcelona close the gap.

"The pressure factor is on them, but they're used to playing under pressure," Punal stated in a pre-match press conference.

"They need to win but we'll do everything possible to play a good game and keep the points here.

"We are always encouraged to play against a big team like Madrid; it is always a pleasure and joy. If we play a good game and beat them, it will make our supporters happy.

"They [Real Madrid] know what they will find here: a team who will make it uncomfortable and difficult," he concluded.

Saturday's clash kicks off at Reyno de Navarra at 20.00 CET.

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