Carlo Anchelotti do you remember him real Madrid players against whom the match will take place on Tuesday Paris Saint Germain at the Parc des Princes is only the first match of their 1/8 finals of the Champions League.
The Italian coach is aware that he leads a team with experience in European competition and believes that everything will be decided at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on March 9th.
Anyway, Ancelotti also understands that the Kylian Mbappe, Keylor Navas face to face with his former team and Sergio Ramos“Returning to the Bernabéu are some of the factors that could overshadow the football part a bit.
Is Real Madrid worth the risk?
Meanwhile, this will be the first draw real Madrid will dispute as the away goals rule has been waived, so Ancelotti You remembered your new reality players.
Hence real Madrid The boss will have to decide if he’s willing to take the risk of giving the go-ahead to players like Ferland Mendy or Karim Benzemaboth were out due to injuries.
Ancelotti would seriously consider playing them if it were the final, but no player would be forced to return without getting a green light from the medical staff, even if their absence was noticeable during WhiteDraw 0:0 Villarreal.
Changing the away goals rule could lead to scenarios very different from what we’ve seen in European knockout games over the last decade or so, as players are more likely to enter the first leg with a different mindset than before.
Ancelotti noticed some anxiety growing in real Madrid squad ahead PSG a draw, but that’s okay considering they haven’t played in European competition for two months and they have to face one of the tournament favorites in the first play-off.