Barca boss ready for rivals

Pep relishing prospect of Real series

April 13, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola says he cannot wait to test his side's credentials against arch-rivals Real Madrid, after guiding the Catalans into the Champions League semi-finals for the fourth successive season.

• Guardiola hails players

Guardiola's Barca beat Shakhtar Donetsk 6-1 on aggregate to progress to the last four on Tuesday and a mouthwatering semi-final clash with Real almost certainly awaits - barring a miraculous second-leg diplsay by Tottenham ...

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