Man City's Toure looking to pour more misery on 'out of form' Madrid in CL
Manchester City midfielder, who won the Champions League with Barcelona in 2009, is keen to pour some more misery on Real Madrid's poor form by beating them in the first group stage match at Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.
The English titleholders will also call on past experience and are not about to make the same Champions League mistakes as last year when they failed at the group stage.
"I maintain contact with some ex-companions at Barca but I do not need their advice over Real. The City staff have prepared for this match in great detail and that's enough information for us," the Sun quoted Toure, as saying.
"Our last campaign was a disaster and we want to change all that. To win in the Bernabeu is a unique experience, enough to put you on the front pages. We shall put in our maximum to achieve that," he added.
"So we shall be concentrating hard from the very first second. For me, the key to the result means winning the midfield battles with Xabi Alonso, Mesut Ozil and Sami Khedira. This is the key for the match," he said.
Toure added: "Our mentality is not to go there to Madrid, or anywhere, for a draw, or to lose. We want to win always. We know it will be a tough game. We play against one of the best teams in the world, but we want to do our job well and win."