Milestone for ex-Bavaria
Milestone for Carlo Ancelotti: The Italian star coach has led Real Madrid to the 35th Spanish football championship title.
As a result, the 62-year-old became the first coach to celebrate a championship in all five top European leagues. The former Bavaria-Munich coach used the first match ball in Laliga on Saturday and defeated Espanyol Barcelona with 4-0 (2-0).
Previously, Ancelotti in Italy had led the AC Milan (2004), FC Chelsea (2010), Paris St. Germain (2013) in France and FC Bayern (2017) in the Bundesliga. In his first term in Madrid (2013 to 2015) he missed a championship title.
“That makes me proud. I like what I do. The five championships mean that I do a good job. I am proud to be here and want to continue winning titles with Real Madrid,” said Ancelotti at the press conference.
Record champion Real would have been enough on Saturday afternoon to follow city rival Atletico Madrid as a champion. Archrival FC Barcelona, who receives the RCD Mallorca on Sunday (9:00 p.m./DAZN), can no longer catch up with one game less on the account and 18 points behind. Likewise, FC Sevilla, which is 17 points behind Real, at least until Sunday in second place.
Rodrygo (33./43.) With a double pack, Marco Asensio (55.) and Karim Benzema (81st) met in the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu for the Madrilenen. National player Toni Kroos was substituted for Luka Modric in the 60th minute.
Ancelotti hadn’t thought about the negative effects of a master celebration for the semi-final second leg of the Champions League against Manchester City on Wednesday (9:00 p.m./DAZN): “If we have to celebrate, we will do so. We don’t organize anything, but only well prepared the game. ” The high -class first leg in Manchester had lost Real 3: 4.