Register Login Live

International

Ancelotti: We Only Need 5 Minutes

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says that his side only needs five minutes of good football to decide a game.

Los Blancos needed to fight back twice against Levante on Saturday with Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata netting before a late Cristiano Ronaldo winner decided matters in stoppage time.

Ancelotti admits that it was not the best performance from his side, but feels that they deserved to win the game on the day.

"Our first half wasn’t too good but the second half turned out differently," Ancelotti told reporters after the match. "When Real Madrid play well, we can win a match in five minutes.

"It was important for us to get a victory. We didn’t play fantastic football but we did deserve to win. And when you have players who battle and never give in, there’s always a chance to improve.

"The players made a huge sacrifice and never surrendered."

Ancelotti also had kind words for youngsters Morata and Jese Rodriguez, adding: "Morata scored and Jese looked dangerous. They both showed great enthusiasm when they came on."

Check: The La Liga Table

Read: Ronaldo Snatches Late Winner For Real

Follow us on Twitter: @Soccer_Laduma

nextarticle

Moyes Excited By Adnan

19 comments

Top 5

How Akumu Compares To Chiefs’ Most Expensive Players

58 Jan 17, 2020 08:58 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

UEFA Announce 2019 Team Of The Year, Salah Snubbed

8 Jan 15, 2020 02:46 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

13 Jan 14, 2020 12:27 PM in World News

Comforting Message For Makaringe

150 Jan 17, 2020 08:00 AM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

13 Jan 14, 2020 12:27 PM in World News

Pitso Criticises Bucs Star For Showboating

253 Jan 15, 2020 10:16 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Professor Slams Pitso!

230 Jan 16, 2020 02:31 PM in PSL

Official: Chiefs Confirm Two January Departures

107 Jan 14, 2020 07:11 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Amakhosi’s New Man Gets To Work – Squad Number Revealed?

35 Jan 16, 2020 10:53 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Castro Joins Chiefs' List Of 2020 Negotiations

25 Jan 17, 2020 07:06 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

Key Sundowns Man Makes His Return

27 Jan 17, 2020 09:20 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

9 Players Who Left Barca Because Of Messi

29 Nov 03, 2019 10:21 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

What Fadlu Told Pitso In Showboating Saga

45 Jan 16, 2020 03:52 PM in Orlando Pirates