Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that his team deserves to beat Real Betis with a clean slate, in a meeting that brings both teams together, at the “Pento Wilmer’s” stadium on Saturday evening, in the third round of the new season “La Liga”. 2021 – 2022.
Speaking at a press conference after the match, Ancelotti said: “The second half was better and we put more pressure on the opponent. We did not play well, but we had a clean sheet. We deserved to win.”
He added, “In terms of defense I was angry at the team level. We did well in the first half and we need to put more pressure.”
At the international break, the Italian coach said: “I think the players will come on Saturday morning after finishing their participation with their national teams. They will not be able to play on Saturday afternoon. I hope things will be fixed.”
And about the Mbappe deal, Ancelotti said: “It’s good to talk about competition. The Mbappe issue is dedicated to management because I don’t know the details.”
Real Betis vs Real Madrid
In the first 45 minutes of the match a negative tie dominated the events in the first half of the meeting which was exciting for both teams, amidst mutual control between the two parties without converting chances into goals.
In the first half the referee awarded 5 yellow cards, 4 cards to the owner of the stadium and one card to the king.
In the second half, Danny Carvajal scored the winning goal for the Royals in the 61st minute with a super shot from the right of the Betis goalkeeper using a Karim Benzema cross.
Real Madrid topped the Spanish league table with 7 points, with a goal difference between Valencia, Seville and Real Mallorca with the same number of points.
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