Carlo Ancelotti looked back on his side’s draw against Villarreal.
Real Madrid conceded a 0-0 home draw against Villarreal on Saturday night, which led Carlo Ancelotti to admit that while it was not his team’s best night, he was pleased with the way she performed. keep on going.
Unai Emery’s side controlled possession and were dangerous in attack, especially through Yeremy Pino, although some Ancelotti choices were discussed.
“It wasn’t our best night, we didn’t play our best game this season,” Ancelotti said at his press conference.
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“Villarreal gave our goalie a lot of work and we struggled a lot. We kept going.”
Luka Modric and Casemiro didn’t have their best game, but Ancelotti refused to accept that they were less fresh than the other players around them.
“We noticed it because of the lack of pressure and they had to cover a lot of the ground, but it was not fatigue,” he continued.
“Playing with Vinicius, Hazard, Asensio, Isco and Karim both midfielders have to work a lot.”
Federico Valverde was selected for the right-back position in what was the biggest surprise of the night, yet Ancelotti defended his choice. “I liked him because he can play anywhere,” he said. declared. “For me he’s not a right-back, but I needed a lot of forward movement and tried to get Asensio between the lines.