VSarlo Ancelotti celebrated a happy homecoming together with over 20,000 Madridistas Real Madrid return to the Bernabeu, something he hadn’t thought possible two weeks ago.
Los Blancos came into being victorious against Celta Vigo in an entertaining game and the Italian had many reasons to be in a good mood.
“I was [at the Bernabeu] 15 days ago and it surprised me how it was, it seemed impossible that we could play a game here, ”said Ancelotti after the 5-2 win.
“It will be the best stadium in the world and the atmosphere was very good in a stadium that is always special to me.”
The Madrid fans came for a party and despite a 2-1 deficit at halftime, the team gave them a handful of goals to celebrate. The head coach was understandably happier with the offensive side of things.
“We showed our quality in attack“Said Ancelotti.
“But we absolutely have to improve on the defensive.
“We were missing [David] Alaba and [Ferland] Mendy, but we have to help ourselves more in defense. “
Two of the key figures in the comeback and Los Blancos’ impressive offensive performance were, unsurprisingly, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric, Target Vinicius Junior threatened to steal the show from him, with a performance that declared himself a real star and a key figure in the team’s attack.
“[Vinicius] plays very well, with a lot of quality, very effectively … he is a player who is [playing] at a very high level, “said Ancelotti.
“He’s a player of remarkable quality. At this point in the season he’s doing very well, he just has to keep going.”
“At the moment he’s confident, he’s very calm and cool in front of the goal.”
real Madrid improved as the game progressed and the Italian coach turned out several impressive players but couldn’t forget about the defensive issues that will be an issue.
“The team showed a lot of offensive quality Benzema, Modric, [Eden] Hazard, Vinicius, Miguel Gutierrez… “, said Ancelotti.
“What wasn’t clear was the defensive organization.
“The team had a great second half.”