Fierce Resistance Mute Madrid Sevilla, Ancelotti Satisfied
Madrid – Real Madrid had to fight very hard and finally only a narrow win over Sevilla. However, performance is quite satisfactory Los Merengues coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 in La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday (05/02/2015) pm dawn. Madrid two goals scored by James Rodriguez and Jese in the first half, while one goal Sevilla created on behalf of Iago Aspas in the second half.
In this match, Madrid get fierce resistance from Sevilla. The home team is winning control of the ball 60:40, but their goal is often threatened by attacks Sevilla. Madrid recorded releasing 14 shots throughout the fight and four of them on target, while Sevilla made 15 trials scored and three that led to the goal.
Sevilla kept pounding Madrid after APAC scored in the 80th minute. But, until the fight was over, Madrid managed to retain their victory and the three points.
Thanks to this victory, Madrid still firmly at the top of La Liga with a collection of 54 points from 21 matches. Those four ahead of Barcelona who was second.
“I do not think the competition in the league is over, but we get what we want,” said Ancelotti after the match, as reported by the official club website.
“It was a tough game and we played well. We fought hard and showed character. I am pleased with the performance of the team throughout the game,” he added.
“We had a lot of chances in the second half. No wonder we have to suffer in the final minutes as Sevilla have players higher and natural that we would be little difficulty in dead-ball situations,” said the Italian coach.
“We fought until the end and we deserved to win. Everything went according to plan in this regard,” said Ancelotti.