MADRID – A large number of fans are preparing to come to the famous Plaza de Siples to take part in the celebrations of the Spanish capital Real Madrid, who are expected to win the Spanish first division title after a match at its stadium against Espanyol next Saturday.
But Real Madrid, led by Italy senior coach Carlo Ancelotti, will face two challenges next Saturday.
One month before the end of the season, the first challenge is to secure at least one point against Espanyol, who have lost three of their last four matches in the league, to secure a local title.
But Ancelotti’s biggest task is to manage his team’s celebrations for the local title, as the team will play its second leg of the Champions League semifinals next Wednesday as it tackles its 4-3 defeat. First leg to qualify for the most important European title in club competition.
The Italian coach does not seem to be worried about the consequences of celebrating the local title, and he hopes that winning the local title will greatly improve his team’s morale before a decisive European return.
“If we win the title on Saturday, we will definitely celebrate because I think it will help us to face Manchester City,” Ancelotti said after the first leg at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium. UK, last Tuesday.
Prior to the last five rounds of the Spanish league, the leading club benefited from Rio Vallecano’s unexpected 1-0 win over arch-rivals Barcelona last Sunday, making the difference between Barcelona and Barcelona second and Seville third third 15 points.
Spanish capital officials have agreed to prepare for the celebration in the city center as usual, and traffic will be regulated and restricted at the venue from Friday in preparation for the large number of fans arriving from the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium after the match. .
Players from the winning team are expected to arrive by open-top bus to join the crowd celebrating around the square’s famous fountain.
This will be the first opportunity for true fans to gather to celebrate without a mask after the Govt-19 outbreak, as the club’s last victory at the local level enabled general closure measures to prevent the outbreak in 2020.
As he prepares to return to the Champions League semi-finals against the champions and leaders, Ancelotti is expected to carefully rest his key stars Casimiro, Luca Modric, Ferland Mendy, David Alaba and high scorer Karim Benzema. English Premier League next week.
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