Jack87 news today, asianbookie Real Madrid players celebrate after scoring against Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-final second leg
Real Madrid easily defeated Chelsea 2-0 and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the 11th time in 13 seasons. It will be their third time in three years that they face Manchester City in competition. In the round of 16 of the 2020 Champions League, Manchester City beat Real Madrid 4-2; then Real Madrid beat Manchester City 6-5 in the semi-finals of last year’s tournament.
“They are a team that has changed a little bit, but they are still very strong, as always,” Ancelotti said of City. “Forwards like Haaland score a lot of goals. But in these kinds of [Champions League] games, the plan is the same, you have to do better than the opponent, that’s it.”
“I think Madrid and City are teams that can play differently, they have teams of high quality.bk8 I don’t think Pep Guardiola’s City have completely changed their style,” he added. “When you have such a strong striker, the way you attack changes a bit compared to the past. But City’s game can be a possession game or a transition game.”
Spanish giants Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti expressed his displeasure with the club’s upcoming busy schedule in bk8 malaysia a news conference on Friday.
Real Madrid will face Osasuna in the Copa del Rey final at the La Cartuja Stadium in Seville on May 6. Three days later, they face Manchester City in their Champions League semi-final first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.
Real Madrid, meanwhile, are currently 11 points behind leaders Barcelona in La Liga with nine games remaining. Although the gap is large, there is no reason for them to give up early. Real Madrid travel to San Sebastian on May 2 to take on Real Sociedad at the Anoeta Stadium.
“Objectively, the calendar doesn’t make sense,” Ancelotti told a news conference. “It’s too tight, too many games. We have to focus on the fitness of the players. They are the most important part of football, but everyone thinks of themselves: the league thinks of itself, the FA thinks of itself, FIFA thinks of themselves, UEFA think about themselves. It’s not good for football. It’s not right. asianbookie bk8 Something has to change. There are too many games.”