Real Madrid is still in the battle for the “triple” this season. The Spanish Royal team is about to have an El Clasico match on Sunday with Barca in the second leg of La Liga and is currently 9 points behind the opponent at the top of the table. After this match, Real Madrid will also have a great battle with Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and hope to reverse the situation in the semi-finals of the King’s Cup when losing 0-1 to Barca at home in the second leg. Go.
“It’s the assessment the club has to make, not me,” Ancelotti told a news conference on Saturday, when asked if he deserves the chance to continue as Real Madrid manager. Are not. “I have said many times that I will be here for the rest of my life, but I think that is not possible. That is the decision the team will make at the end of the season, no matter what.”
One journalist argues that Real Madrid’s high standards require a manager to win La Liga, the Copa del Rey or the Champions League (despite having won the European Super Cup and Club World Cup this season) to keep his job. yourself in this team. But that view does not seem to worry Ancelotti.
“Every rule can change!. And in the end, it’s just an unwritten rule. But I’m sure Real Madrid will win something this season,” said the Italian strategist. .
Sunday’s El Clasico was the second of three encounters between Real Madrid and Barca in 34 days. The Catalan team temporarily led 1-0 after the first leg at the Bernabeu with an own goal by Eder Militao, before the second leg at Camp Nou on April 5, right after the national team gathering.