Ancelotti has two doubts and one certainty against Barcelona: "These games are always even"

MADRID – Carlo Ancelotti recognized the equality of matches such as the one that will face Real Madrid and Barcelona in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup. The Italian coach is not worried about nerves before the match.

“These games are always even, no matter how much distance there is in the standings. How was the league game tied,” commented the Real Madrid coach.

Ancelotti has the entire team at his disposal, except for the casualties of Gareth Bale and Mariano, who stayed in Madrid. Facing the possible starting eleven, no surprises are expected, although Ancelotti admitted the doubt of Dani Carvajal on the right side, who has just come out of injury, and whether to bet on Rodrygo instead of Marco Asensio in attack.

“Carvajal is one of the doubts. The right wing, up, too. I don’t know whether to put Rodrygo in for Asensio, to have something fresher … They are the only doubts I have. The previous one is going to be important, we like to play this type of party ”, emphasized the white mister.

Real Madrid will reach the Classic after the victory against Valencia 4-1, in a climate of euphoria. That is why the technician affected at various times during his appearance to keep his feet on the ground. Ancelotti was asked if losing against Barça would be a failure, as the team arrives at the level of play.

“When you play a match you can win, draw or lose. The match chooses a winner. We have to play at the best level, and that is difficult. We play against a team that is strong and has the same goal, which is to reach the final. ”.

On Barça, Ancelotti praised the work of Xavi Hernández after his arrival on the culé bench.

“I like it because it is a team that has an identity, along the same lines as Barça as always. I think it is a team that will improve with its contribution,” said Carletto, who also mentioned several Blaugrana players that he likes a lot.

“It has veteran players like Busquets, Piqué or Alba, who have always given a lot to the team. But the youngsters stand out a lot now that they push, like Gavi or Nico, who can have a great future at the club.”