Real Madrid's Sami Khedira: Failure to beat Atletico Madrid would be a ‘big disappointment’

The German midfielder has made it clear that Los Blancos have set their sights on the full three points in the match against their city rivals on Saturday night
Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is eagerly anticipating Saturday's La Liga clash at home against city rivals Atletico Madrid.

The Germany international expects a difficult encounter, but stressed that Los Blancos have set their sights on the full three points, stating that anything less would be a huge disappointment for the table-toppers.

"Atletico Madrid have a good team, but I'm confident that we can beat them if we keep up our recent form. It would be a big disappointment if we don't beat them," Khedira said in an interview with

"A derby is always a difficult game. We are determined to bag the full three points, but it won't be easy. We have to be focused right from the start, just like in our previous games.

"We have to let the ball do the work and be aggressive at the right moments in order to create chances. We want to continue our hot streak with a win in the derby."