Copa del Rey: Why Real Madrid eliminated Barcelona – Ancelotti
Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti has explained why his team eliminated Barcelona from the Copa del Rey semi-final tie at Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Ancelotti watched as three goals from Karim Benzema and a goal from Vinicius ensured Real Madrid eliminated Barcelona from the Copa del Rey.
The match ended 4-1 on aggregate in favour of Los Blancos, who had lost 1-0 in the first leg at Santiago Bernabeu.
Speaking at his post-match press conference, Ancelotti said that Real Madrid defeated Barca because his players played a great game and did very well in the second half of the match.
“We played a great game, and it was a deserved result,” Ancelotti said as per MD.
“We did very well in the second half in a very difficult game. When we had the opportunity, we created danger in transitions.
“We delivered on everything, both offensively and defensively. Vinicius has complied, he scored, and Benzema has also returned. Today, he has been as decisive as he always is,” he added.