Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has a very good chance of presenting two titles this season, the Spanish La Liga and the Champions League. Los Blancos have now confirmed themselves to be Spanish La Liga champions and will appear in the Champions League final.
Despite the status of the Spanish La Liga champions, Real Madrid still perform optimally. Levante became the latest victim, where Los Blancos won 6-0 in the match jornada 36 La Liga Spain, Friday
Carlo Ancelotti made a number of rotations in the match. However, Real Madrid’s game is still fairly impressive. Six goals in one game is certainly not a trivial record.
Carlo Ancelotti was impressed to free up Real Madrid players to perform according to their respective roles. However, criticism still comes to the Italian coach.
Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against Levante during the Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid, 12 May 2022. Real Madrid won 6-0.
The success of bringing Real Madrid to win the Spanish La Liga and enter the Champions League final is certainly not a trivial record. Unfortunately, Ancelotti is still hit by slanted news.
The Italian coach is considered to be greatly helped by the luck factor. Carlo Ancelotti is considered not too skilled in designing tactics for his team.
Even Ancelotti is considered lucky to have senior players, such as Karim Benzema and Luka Modric who are often decisive in important matches.
Real Madrid players seem to know very well what needs to be done on the pitch, without the need for excessive instructions from the coach.
Recently, Ancelotti also talked about his tactical plans for the Champions League final later. Real Madrid will face Liverpool in the top match of European competition.
Interestingly, Carlo Ancelotti insists that there is no rigid formation for Real Madrid. Their tactics can change quickly, depending on who the opponent is.
“We will play with a 4-3-3 formation, then we could change to a 4-4-2. There is no definite system,” said Carlo Ancelotti.
“To put pressure on the opposing defensive midfielders, we can do it like against Man City. We started with 4-3-3, then put Luka Modric to chase Rodri. We changed the system to 4-1-4-1,” he continued.
Real Madrid’s winning mentality was really proven in this match. Ahead of the game seems to be over, Rodrygo managed to buy up two goals. The score changed to 2-1 for the advantage of Los Blancos.
In essence, Carlo Ancelotti insists that Real Madrid must play responsively. Duel cons Liverpool later, Real Madrid adjust to the strength of the opponent.
“Our idea of playing will not change much. But, depending on how we defend and how the opponent plays, about how we defend against them,” closed Ancelotti.