Bayern Munich were spectacular against Borussia Dortmund, their 4-1 win made the biggest derby in Germany look like a walk in the park for the ‘Reds’, and now it’s Real Madrid’s turn to visit the Allianz Arena.
The Champions League title holders are traveling to Munich for the first leg of their quarter-final against Bayern, and the coach of the German team tried to keep things calm, sending a message to his players that they should be focusing on themselves, instead of obsessing about Real Madrid.
We have to be focused on our play, on our intensity, on our strategy and not think a lot about Real Madrid
Carlo Ancelotti said in the Press conference after the game versus Dortmund.
If we think too much about Real Madrid, then maybe we’re not going to sleep. And the next days we need to sleep
the Italian coach added, knowing that the pressure is building up at Bayern. Under Pep Guardiola, the team managed to remain at the top in the Bundesliga, but failed all three seasons to win the Champions League.
Ancelotti may be saying that every game deserves special attention, but he knows that the main reason he was chosen at Bayern was not to win another Bundesliga title, but that one title that is even bigger than the national championship…