The Real Madrid coach commented on the state of his team just days before the European Super Cup against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Six days before Real Madrid compete for their first title of the 2022-23 season when they play in the European Super Cup against Eintracht Frankfurt, Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted his side have some negatives compared to their rivals.
Champions League champions Real Madrid will face European champions Eintracht Frankfurt on August 10 for the European Super Cup.
In an interview with the UEFA website, Ancelotti revealed that Real Madrid are facing some negative issues compared to the current situation at Eintracht Frankfurt.
What did Ancelotti say about the situation at Real Madrid?
At the start of his statements, Ancelotti said of the comparison between Real Madrid and Frankfurt: “We face some negatives compared to Eintracht Frankfurt, which started its season early, but we will play to win.”
“We always look forward and never back down, last year’s victories reinforce what we believe, but we have to focus on the next matches.”
He continued, “Next season, six titles are at stake and we want to fight for all of them.”
What does Ancelotti think of Eintracht Frankfurt?
After studying Eintracht Frankfurt during last season’s matches, the Real Madrid coach commented on the German club’s performance against Barcelona at the Camp Nou in the second leg of the Europa League quarter-finals. Catalan club 3-2.
Ancelotti said: “Last year, Eintracht did something great because they weren’t among the favorites. The team played great games, beating Barcelona at the Camp Nou with a counter-attacking style, with a lot of focus on defense and quick transitions.”
What did Ancelotti say about Real Madrid signings?
During the interview, Ancelotti spoke about the arrivals of both Aurelien Swamini and Antonio Rudiger at Real Madrid.
The Italian coach admitted that the arrival of the pair strengthens his squad: “We’ve got good players, one of the best in the world in their two positions.”
“Firstly, their quality increases the team’s technical and physical abilities, but they have to adapt to the team and allow the team to adapt a little with them,” concluded Ancelotti.
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