Carlo Ancelotti did not hide his satisfaction after winning the ticket to the knockout stages of the Champions League with a placid victory away from him Sheriff (0-3). “We continue in a good dynamic. The team played well, competed very well, played a very serious game,” said the Italian coach, who is already thinking about securing the group lead on the last day against Inter at the Bernabéu .
“It is important to finish first. We play at home and we want to finish well. We won all three away games and only failed at home against him. Sheriff. That day the team had nothing to do with today. We played well and seriously, “added Ancelotti, who explained the problem of Praise.
“He has had a small knee sprain but we believe that it will be nothing and that he could be against him Seville. He has no pain and is fine, “said the coach, also satisfied with the performance of Nacho, his substitute.” He has done very well. He has a top professionalism and deserves to play more minutes, but I know that I can always count on him, even if it’s five minutes, “declared the white coach, happy for the team’s good time.
“You can always improve, but things are going well. We are in good dynamics, with a lot of quality in various sectors and players. Today and on Sunday we play football very well. We are playing well in positional, handling the ball, having efficiency up front … You can compete for everything, I said it when I arrived, “said Ancelotti, delighted with the level of his players, also Benzema, who today heard the judgment of the Valbuena case.
“I have not spoken with him about this. The player is totally focused on doing his job. Before the game he was calm and then he did very well,” added the Madrid coach, who once again praised Kroos and Modric. “If Kroos is okay, the coach is calmer,” he joked. “He handles the ball like no one else and the combinations with Case and Modric are spectacular. In the last games he has scored goals and doing it very well,” he applauded.
“Rodrygo He has played very well, he is very clever at the top. It has unbalanced and combined very well with Modric. He is young and just as important as Vinicius and AsensioIt has a lot of quality, “praised Ancelotti.