Bolognese 2 Real Madrid 0 (Pellegrini 89′) Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti was delighted to be back in the starting line-up against Bolognas in the Europa League final.
Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Bolognians was their fifth straight win in the competition and their first in the Champions League, with coach Ancelotta delighted with his side’s display.
“I was happy to see my players again in the first leg because it’s a special atmosphere in Bolognia,” said Ancelottis coach.
“The atmosphere was fantastic.
It’s very important for our players because they play in a very important competition.”
Ancelotte scored twice in the second half to earn a 1-1 draw.
“We were not looking for a draw.
We wanted to defend well.
But we were very disappointed to lose the game.
It was a difficult game, especially against a team like Real Madrid,” added Ancelttis coach, Sergio Pellegrino.
“It’s not the result we wanted, but we will take it as it comes.
We want to be in a better position for the final against the best team in the world.”
The first leg at Bolognian will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and on the ESPN channel on Friday at 15:00 CET.