Bordeaux eyes on Europe
By Laurent Picard
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bordeaux keeper Ulrich Rame believes his side can beat Lille this weekend.
Bordeaux keeper Ulrich Rame is relishing his side's clash with Lille on Saturday.
Les Girondins have had a superb season and currently occupy second place in Ligue 1, behind Gerard Houllier's Lyon.
Their hosts this weekend are in fourth place, six points behind Bordeaux, but Lille will also be desperate for the win as they strive to overtake Rennes for the final UEFA Champions League spot.
"Mentally and physically, we are exhausted," Rame told Sud Ouest. "We have to give everything, only five matches are remaining from the end.
"Our future is in our hands, we don't have to look at the other teams. The pressure exists, but we are not going to feel it now!
"The next match at Lille will be crucial. If we win, we will be very close to the Champions League."