Carlo Ancelotti loved a cheerful homecoming, together with over 20,000 Madridistas, on Actual Madrid’s return to the Bernabeu, one thing which he did not assume can be doable simply two weeks in the past.
Los Blancos emerged victorious towards Celta Vigo in an entertaining sport and the Italian had many causes to be in a very good temper.
“I used to be [at the Bernabeu] 15 days in the past and it shocked me the way it was, it appeared unattainable that we might play a sport right here,” mentioned Ancelotti after the 5-2 win.
“It should be the very best stadium on the planet and the environment was excellent in a stadium that for me is at all times particular.”
The Madrid followers got here for a celebration and, regardless of trailing 2-1 at half time, the crew gave it to them with a handful of targets to rejoice. The top coach was understandably happier with the attacking facet of issues.
“We confirmed our high quality in assault,” mentioned Ancelotti.
“However we completely should enhance on the defensive facet of issues.
“We have been lacking [David] Alaba and [Ferland] Mendy, however we have to assist ourselves extra in defence.”
Two of the important thing figures in Los Blancos’ comeback and spectacular offensive exhibiting have been, unsurprisingly, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric, however Vinicius Junior threatened to steal the present with a efficiency that declared himself an actual star and a key determine within the crew’s assault.
“[Vinicius] is enjoying very properly, with quite a lot of high quality, very efficient… he is a participant who’s [playing] at a really excessive degree,” mentioned Ancelotti.
“He’s a participant with exceptional high quality. At this level within the season he is doing very properly, he simply must maintain going.
“Proper now he is assured, he is very calm and funky in entrance of purpose.”
Actual Madrid improved as the sport went on and the Italian boss picked out a number of spectacular performers, however could not neglect the defensive woes which shall be a priority.
“The crew confirmed quite a lot of attacking high quality with Benzema, Modric, [Eden] Hazard, Vinicius, Miguel Gutierrez…” mentioned Ancelotti.
“What wasn’t clear was the defensive organisation.
“The crew had a terrific second half.”