Controversy stirred by Ancelotti before Real Madrid’s Champions League showdown with Chelsea

    Ancelotti caused controversy before the match real Madrid Against Chelsea in the Champions League, where Al-Merenji sets up a fiery rendezvous with the English team in the quarter-finals of the continental championship.

    Los Blancos faced their counterpart, the Blues, at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals, and the match ended with the landowner winning at the expense of Chelsea, with two goals in a draw. .

    Carlo Anchelotti
    Carlo Anchelotti

    The second leg will take place tomorrow, Thursday, at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea, at exactly 9 pm Cairo time.

    Ancelotti sparks controversy ahead of Real Madrid’s Champions League clash with Chelsea

    Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti, manager of the Royal Club, spoke at a press conference before the match against Chelsea, saying: “We are in good spirits and encouraged, as always in an important match and competition.”

    He continued: “We think we should play the full match, we still have 90 minutes. Anything can happen. We will be ready to play our best.”

    real Madrid
    real Madrid

    Regarding Camavinga’s involvement as a full-back, he stated: “It’s hard to say that tomorrow he will be a key player. Those who don’t play much play very well when they take the field. This group has changed my mind because they have so many properties. Thinking about the composition is indecent for those who play less and they are very good at it. Camavinga? It’s OK”.

    As for Xavi, who is also Barda’s coach, commenting on playing in the sun, Carlo added: “Football requires you to play under all circumstances. You have to be ready for anything.”

    He continued: “Frank Lampard is a great motivator for players, even if they are not at their best. If the boss wants to talk to me after the games, that’s fine. He needs to know what the coach’s decisions are.”

    Ancelotti sparks controversy ahead of Real Madrid's Champions League clash with Chelsea
    Ancelotti sparks controversy ahead of Real Madrid’s Champions League clash with Chelsea

    And he explained if he would make it to the semi-finals: “We are very clear about what we have to do, which is not always to win, but to compete to the end with all the energy that we have. If we are lucky enough to play in the semi-finals and finals, we will have to go step by step.

    And he concluded: “If we reach the semi-finals of the Champions League this year, we will perform well. To reach the semi-finals twice in a row is good.”

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