13 Apr 2022 | 07:03 | Football
Real Madrid entered the semi-finals of the Champions League despite losing 2-3 to Chelsea in the second leg at home. It is worth mentioning that Ancelotti’s team was leading 3-0 by the opponent when the game only had 10 minutes left.
However, the final group of Vultures still flew in the sky, leaving Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel with bitterness, holding semi-final tickets and then dropping…
“Real Madrid never give up. Because of that, we receive a great reward, which is the ticket to the Champions League semi-finals ,” coach Ancelotti said in pride with Canale 5.
He added: “There is not a moment when I think Real Madrid is dead, especially when we are at the Bernabeu. I knew Chelsea would give us trouble. After their second goal, the quality of Real Madrid gradually returned.
It’s hard to put into words, but this magical stadium spurred the players’ feet, energizing the team to reach the semi-finals. I’m really happy that the team won the right to go through.”
And compliments for the players: “Karim Benzema is a champion but I could name many players tonight. La Dani Carvajal plays very well in the midfield position. Lucas Vasquez and Eduardo Camavinga made a huge impact. Toni Kroos played 70 minutes, Rodrygo did something different when he entered the field, …
What about Luka Modric? He was phenomenal, especially that pass…”
The Italian strategist mentioned the victory of La Liga as well as supporting Atletico to eliminate Man City tonight.
“Real Madrid are used to semi-finals, but we are proud to have achieved this target when everyone says the Premier League is superior to La Liga.
Now Spain has 2 teams in the semi-finals. It’s not personal revenge, I’m happy for Villarreal and Unai Emery, a great team and a great manager. And La Liga has another candidate for the semi-finals: Atletico Madrid.
Real Madrid will meet the winner of the Atletico vs Man City match at 2pm on April 14.