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Ancelotti Implores Kroos to Reconsider Retirement Following Champions League Triumph

Real Madrid is gearing up to bid farewell to Toni Kroos, yet Carlo Ancelotti harbors hopes that the Los Blancos stalwart will reconsider. A six-time Champions League conqueror with Real, Kroos has indicated his retirement plans. He capped off his last club match with a win in the European finals, where a precise corner led to the opening goal. In his last outing for the club, Kroos’s assist helped secure a 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund, adding another Champions League title to Madrid’s collection. Post-victory, the…

Struggle and Triumph: Ancelotti Reflects on Real Madrid’s Grueling Journey to 15th European Title

Carlo Ancelotti secured his fifth continental triumph at Wembley, acknowledging his team was truly tested by Dortmund. Reaching another milestone, the Real Madrid coach clinched his 15th European Cup title, marking a challenging journey for the Spanish giants. The championship victory came as a result of two late goals from Dani Carvajal and Vinicius Junior in their 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final at Wembley. Reflecting on the intense battle, Ancelotti confessed, "The match was more…

Courtois Confirmed as Starting Goalkeeper for Champions League Final by Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti has officially chosen Thibaut Courtois as Real Madrid's goalkeeper for the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund. The decision was made after much speculation, as backup Andriy Lunin filled in during Courtois' injury absence. Lunin hinted at his unavailability for the final through a social media post, expressing disappointment. Ancelotti explained in a press conference that Courtois will play due to Lunin's flu and separate travel arrangements. Courtois showcased his skills with clean sheets…

Embrace Every Moment: Ancelotti Urges Fans to Savor Excitement Leading Up to Champions League Final

Carlo Ancelotti is well-prepared for his sixth Champions League final as Real Madrid takes on Borussia Dortmund. The coach advised his team to relish the moments before the big match. Madrid is striving for their 15th win in the prestigious club competition. Ancelotti has vast experience with nine final appearances and four victories as a coach. However, he understands the importance of not underestimating Dortmund, who has taken down strong opponents. "It's a week to savor," Ancelotti shared with the media. The excitement…

Ancelotti Praises Departing Kroos as Star Midfielder Bids Farewell to Bernabeu

Toni Kroos made his final appearance at Real Madrid's home ground on Saturday as he gets ready to retire. Real Madrid were grateful to have Kroos for ten years as the Germany midfielder bid farewell to a full Santiago Bernabeu, according to Los Blancos manager Carlo Ancelotti. Kroos played his last league match for Madrid on Saturday, where they only managed a goalless draw against Real Betis, which hardly did justice to his incredible career with the LaLiga champions. The 34-year-old still has one more game left for Los…

Empowering Ancelotti Prioritizes Fitness and Rhythm amidst Villarreal’s Resurgence against Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti, wasn't bothered by Real Madrid's loss of a three-goal lead against Villarreal. He was more focused on staying injury-free and maintaining their flow. Goals from Guler, Joselu, and Vazquez had Madrid at 4-1 against Villarreal. Yet, Sorloth scored three goals in eight minutes leading to a 4-4 draw. Although Madrid faltered, Ancelotti was content with their effort. He looked forward to the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund on June 1 at Wembley. According to him, the goal was not just to…

Madrid’s Strategic LaLiga Finish: Best Preparation for Champions League Success – According to Ancelotti

Real Madrid secured their 36th LaLiga title, and now coach Carlo Ancelotti is focusing on the upcoming Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund in June. Ancelotti is determined to maximize the remaining games to prepare for the final after already winning the Supercopa de Espana in January. "We need to capitalize on these matches to build momentum," Ancelotti stated, emphasizing the importance of Tuesday's game against Alaves in their preparation. Players like Courtois and Militao, who recently recovered from…

Joselu Shines as Ancelotti Praises Him as “Madrid’s Perfect Attacker”

Carlo Ancelotti praised Joselu after he scored twice as a substitute against Bayern Munich to lead Real Madrid to the Champions League final. After falling behind 1-0, Joselu's two late goals secured the win. Replacing Valverde in a thrilling semi-final match, Joselu, on loan from Espanyol, capitalized on a rare mistake by Neuer to equalize in the 88th minute and then scored again in stoppage time off a Rudiger cross. Despite limited playtime, Joselu, who has scored 17 times this season, earned Ancelotti's admiration for…

Ancelotti Suggests Courtois May Sit Out Bayern Clash to Fully Recover from Injury

Thibaut Courtois has recovered from injury, but Andriy Lunin might start for the Bayern Munich match. Carlo Ancelotti is cautious about rushing Courtois back after a long absence due to a knee issue that required surgery. Courtois played for the first time in the season against Cadiz, keeping a clean sheet during a 3-0 win. Although Courtois is in the squad to face Bayern, Ancelotti suggested Lunin might replace him between the posts. Ancelotti emphasized the need for patience in Courtois' recovery process despite a strong…

Madrid Boss Ancelotti Urges Team to Amp Up Intensity for Showdown with Bayern Munich

Real Madrid's clash with Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals will take place at Santiago Bernabeu. Ancelotti demands more intensity to keep Madrid's European title quest alive. Despite winning LaLiga early, Madrid need to up their game after the first leg draw with Bayern. Ancelotti emphasizes the need for a strong performance to secure a spot in the final. Leverkusen ended Bayern's Bundesliga reign, motivating them to pursue European glory. Carvajal, a five-time Champions League winner, highlights the team's…

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