BASEL, – Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti assess the performance of FC Basel is now better than Liverpool and the opportunity to accompany Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.
It was announced by Ancelotti after children students beat Basel 1-0, on the fifth matchday of Group B, at St. Jakob Park, Basel, on Wednesday (11/26/2014). Goals by Cristiano Ronaldo in the 35th minute.
With that result, Madrid dominate the standings with 15 or superior value sembilana number of Basel in second place. The third and fourth position occupied by the Liverpool and Ludogorets with the same value, four.
Basel and Liverpool will meet on the last matchday, at Anfield, on December 9, 2014, and thus equally likely to accompany Madrid entry 16. Basel had a better option than Liverpool, as a draw would be enough for them entry 16.
“In my opinion, Basel is now better than Liverpool. I see Basel had little chance in the last game,” said Ancelotti.
Regarding the match between his team against Basel it, Ancelotti said, “We did not play as usual, a little slower. However, we defended well and we concentrate. The most important thing is we won.
Throughout the game, according to UEFA records, Madrid bead off four shots from eight attempts, with 54 percent of possession. The host fired five shots bead of 16 trials.
“Basel played with heart and play with different systems. They show the intensity and therefore could squeeze us in kedu round,” added Ancelotti.
For Ancelotti, Madrid victory over Basel was made equal the record of his two predecessors, Jose Mourinho and Miguel Munoz, namely bringing Madrid won 15 victories in a row. Mourinho and Ancelotti could pass Munoz, while Madrid Primera Division diving BBVA League match against Malaga, November 29, 2014.