The lurching of Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid continues licking its wounds and looking for explanations for the first defeat of the season, a historic hit against him. Sheriff of Tiraspol that sows doubts the project led by Carlo Ancelotti when he has only managed nine meetings.

The Italian coach still does not find the key to find the desired balance, an essential concept in his booklet, and the white team is paying for it with serious imbalances and gaps in the defensive facet. On the horizon now awaits the duel with him Spanish, exam that the Real Madrid is obliged to pass with good marks to straighten a course that began to twist in the stumble against the Villarreal on the last day.

Looking ahead to the visit to RCDE Stadium, Carlo Ancelotti he needs to regain defensive strength and inspiration in front of goal after scoring a goal (from a penalty) in two games in which he finished 46 times, 13 of them between the three sticks. To do this, the technician may Reggiolo make changes again in the eleven, something that has happened throughout this season, where in nine games they have not yet repeated any line-up.

Conditioned by the injuries of important footballers such as Ferland Mendy, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric or Gareth Bale, Carlo Ancelotti has had to lurch and vary the line-ups and still has not been able to find a recognizable eleven regularly despite the fact that there are untouchable players in his plans such as Courtois, Alaba, Militao, Casemiro, Benzema or Vinicius.

The defensive line is the most volatile of the white team to date. Up to four players have occupied the position of right back (Carvajal, Lucas, Nacho and Valverde) and four have also worked in the opposite band (Alaba, Miguel GutiƩrrez, Nacho and Camavinga).

The good news for the League leader is the return of Kroos, a footballer who with his mere presence orders the team and who points to the eleven against Espanyol this Sunday. A new setback in the League would confirm, yes, that Madrid again enters a game and results crisis.

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