Ancelotti: Barcelona players were more focused than us in the match
Ancelotti: Barcelona players were more focused than us in the match.. and I caused the loss
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti expressed his deep sadness after his team lost 4-0 to Barcelona in the El Clasico, admitting that he was the main reason for the loss and his apology to the fans of the royal team.
The Barcelona team did a great thing today, which is the great victory over the rival team, Real Madrid, by scoring four goals for free in the Clasico, which brought them together on Sunday evening at the Santiago Bernabeu in the 29th round of the Spanish League competition.
Ancelotti spoke during his statements after the match: The Barcelona team was better than us, and the defeat is because of me, and I am sorry for the fans, because it was the Clasico, and no one wants to lose, things did not go well.
He added, “I admit that I was the reason for this defeat, and the Barcelona players were more focused in the match than us, and after scoring two goals, it was difficult to return, and this was not our night. I am sorry for the fans.”
He continued, “At the moment, the international break comes and we must rest a little and put things in order while we are still in the lead and we must continue.”
Despite that result, Real Madrid remains at the top of the Spanish league standings, despite the defeat with 66 points, 10 points ahead of its closest competitor, Seville, the runner-up with 56 points.
While the Barca team is in third place in the La Liga standings with 54 points in about 28 matches that have been played in the competition this season so far.