In the La Liga round 8 fixture today, Real Madrid played against Espanyol as they were keen on getting a win. The Real Madrid team started the game with their top stars like Benzema, Vinicius, and other top players.
Real Madrid and Espanyol played very well as they provided their fans with quality and entertaining football.
Espanyol was in high spirit as they defended and attacked well in the encounter. They created some goal-scoring chances as they were keen on finding the back of the net.
At the end of the exciting fixture, the match then ended in a 2-1 win for Espanyol. In the match today, Ancelotti made 2 mistakes which saw Real Madrid lose to Espanyol. Check out the 2 mistakes that Ancelotti made below.
1) Keeping Hazard On The Bench
The first mistake that Ancelotti made today was to start the match without Eden Hazard. Eden Hazard who has been developing very well after past injuries started on the bench. His presence on the pitch was greatly missed as Real Madrid was unable to create enough goal-scoring chances.
Ancelotti started the match with just 2 forward players which include Benzema and Vinicius.
2) Formation Change
The second mistake that Ancelloti made was to change his regular formation which is 4:3:3 to 4:3:1:2. This formation was uncomfortable for some of the players as they were unable to give their best on the pitch.
The head coach used Benzema and Vinicius in the forward line. In the midfield area, Ancelotti used Camavinga, Modric, Kroos, and Valverde.
The Real Madrid head coach started with a back 4 of Alaba, Nacho, Militao, and Vazquez. Overall, most players were unable to play very well to the best of their abilities.
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