Carlo Ancelotti during a press conference


"What is playing well?": Ancelotti responds to Xavi's 'stick'

Published:16/04/2022 - 18:11h

Updated:16/04/2022 - 18:11h

Carlo Ancelotti has responded to Xavi Hernández's words with which he made reference to the fact that Barça is the most 'difficult' club because it is not only worth winning, but doing it by playing well

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It does some days viralizaban some statements of Xavi Hernández, trainer of the FC Barcelona, on the difficult that is to train to the Barcelona club, with an indirect very direct on the style of the Real Madrid, that many times wins without mercerlo and playing 'bad'. The egarense had said that "to us demands us the history of the Barça, no the one of the Madrid. From it does almost 40 years, when it came Cruyff, put a slat. I do not know the idiosyncrasy of the Madrid, but has a competitive gene very big".

Xavi, besides, had signalled that "this is the Barça. Have the obligation to win and play well". Three days after these statements, Carlo Ancelotti has answered in the previous press conference of the party of the Real Madrid against the Seville. The Italian trainer answered with a reflection and left clear that each the one who has an opinion on what is to play well and all are valid.

"It would like me answer with a question: What is to play well? Here each one has his opinion", began saying Ancelotti. "Mine is that play well is to do it well when have the balloon and when no. You can do a spectacular defence, but this does not mean that you are playing well, because if afterwards with the balloon do not do what need, are not playing well. And vice versa", it signalled.

The one of Reggiolo explained that "if you attack well but do not defend the same, are not playing well. The football is to attack and defend. And a team plays well when it is able to attack and defend well, was with a low block, half or a high pressure. For me this is the football and anybody goes me to do change of idea", putting the example of the Athletic-Manchester City, in which "the Athletic defended very well, afterwards can debate if with the balloon could have done more, but his defence was very good".

This goes to win...

Later, the trainer of the White House was questioned on if had the feeling that, hicera what did, never was sufficient for the public opinion, considerano that the Real Madrid, with his ghosts and doubts, is leader of LaLiga and is in semifinals of the Champions League. Ancelotti Left clear that does not matter him what can think the other.

"It does not matter me if they say that we play well or badly... We want to win titles", said. "Afterwards each one will be able to think, for example will be able to say that we are the more goleadores because have to Benzema and is a truth, but the reality is that the Real Madrid what wants to is to win parties and raise titles. The other does not matter", signalled.

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