"I don't think it's the Ancelotti effect, I have a team that leaves me calm because of what they do on the field, they handle the game very well, they have defensive commitment. It's a team, not just high-quality players, and that's the difference" he said at a press conference.
"We are clear favorites because we have done very well, better than others, but we are focused on the next matches because a mental downturn can cost us dearly. This is the only way to get closer to winning, "he added.
The madridista coach stood out above all of the good defensive work of his team, which left a clean sheet for the fourth consecutive game.
"I really like the defensive aspect of the team, it is the one that we have improved the most since the beginning of the season. We are more solid, although the pressure is not too high but with a lower block we use the forwards for the counter ", he analyzed.
And surrendered to the Croatian Luka modric. "I congratulated him because he played an incredible game, a spectacular game with and without the ball, with personality, extraordinary"Before evaluating the Brazilian Vinícius, who gave the two assists for the goals." He is improving himself, I don't talk to him much because I don't have much to say to him, I always ask him to be effective, not to dribble to haggle, if he does. It makes me think it's fair, to do something to help the team. Today he did not beat Marcos Llorente in the one-on-one game, but he gave two assists that helped us win the game. "