Ancelotti: "Fear is always.  We have to see Barça as a lion, not as a cat"

The Italian confessed that “I need to proceed and I hope that’s the case”, however admitted that it’s the membership’s determination. “I’m satisfied that we are going to win one thing,” he stated within the preview of the traditional in opposition to Bara.

Ancelotti, at a press convention.PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOUAFP

In October 2021lengthy earlier than profitable the League and the Champions, Carlo Ancelotti admit your “concern“It is good, as a result of in the event you’re not afraid, you take a look at the lion considering it is a cat,” he stated. Now, 24 hours from a Barcelona-Actual Madrid that could possibly be definitive for the battle for the title, the Italian observes the Catalan crew “like a lion”. “Now we have to see him as a lion, not like a cat. In the event you see it as a cat, it is as a result of it is a social gathering, and no, it is an vital sport”, he admitted, on the similar time that he confessed to proceed with that concern. “I all the time have it, concern, fear… It is all the time there. The hours earlier than a match are probably the most troublesome for me.”

The white crew reaches the Camp Nou to 9 factors from his biggest rival, there will probably be twelve in case of defeat and 6 if they’re able to win. Within the absence of 12 days, it appears completely differential. “We are going to play offensive, offensive with out threat as a result of we all know the 2 groups very nicely. We do not suppose the league goes to finish.”

Within the setting, the ‘Negreira case‘, the investigation developed by EL MUNDO on the funds of the Bara to the vp of the referees. From Barcelona and within the voice of Joan Laporta, a “marketing campaign” in opposition to the Barça crew is criticized. From Madridwith the membership chaired by Florentino Prez showing as non-public accusation within the casethe motion of Justice is predicted.

On the grass, Ancelotti’s Madrid will arrive with out david praisesinjured, and with out alvaro rodriguez, sanctioned. The sensation is that the Italian coach will repeat the line-up that confronted Liverpool on Wednesday, with Courtois in goalkeeper, Carvajal, Militao, Rdiger and Nacho in defence; Camavinga, Modric and Kroos within the middle of the sector and Valverde, Vinicius and Benzema above. “It amazes me once you doubt Kroos and Modric. Mobility will probably be vital”, assured Carlettowho has “a plan” for Vinicius to beat arajo. “Vinicius is all the time Vinicius. Each sport has its story.”

Relating to the draw for the Champions League, I dominated out that having the return away from Bernabu in opposition to him Chelsea and in a hypothetical semifinal it will be a lot worse for his crew: “As there is no such thing as a double worth of the away aim, it would not change a lot. I feel Bernabu goes to assist us.”

Disputed about your future And about the potential for ending the season with out profitable one of many three most vital titles (League, Cup or Champions), Ancelotti admitted that if it have been as much as him he would proceed his entire life, however that “it’s unimaginable“. “It’s an analysis that the membership has to do, not me. I’ve already stated that I’d keep on the membership for the remainder of my life, however that’s unimaginable, it’s a determination of the membership. On the finish of the season I’ll take it. Then my thought is that I need to proceed and I hope so. I take pleasure in daily that the membership desires me right here, if they need me I will take pleasure in them for 3 months, if it is for 3 years I will take pleasure in them. Ultimately, thank the membership all my life, “he defined, earlier than concluding:”I’m satisfied that we’re going to win one thing this seasonthen the subject is over.”