Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that his team deserved to beat Real Betis with a clean goal, in the meeting that brought the two teams together, on Saturday evening, at the “Pento Villamarin” stadium, in the third round of the new season of the Spanish League “La Liga”. 2021 – 2022.
Ancelotti spoke in the press conference after the end of the match, saying: “The second half was better and we put more pressure on the opponent. We didn’t play well, but we kept a clean sheet. We deserved to win.”
He added, “I was angry with the level of the team in terms of defense, we worked well in the first half, we have to press more.”
On the international break, the Italian coach said: “I think the players arrive on Saturday morning after completing the participation with their national teams, it is impossible for them to play on Saturday afternoon, I hope that the matter will be fixed. “.
And about the Mbappe deal, Ancelotti said: “It is better to talk about the match, the Mbappe issue is dedicated to the management, because I do not know the details.”
Real Betis vs Real Madrid
A negative tie dominated the events of the first half of the meeting, which was exciting on the part of the two teams, amid mutual control between the two parties, without translating chances into goals during the first 45 minutes of the match.
In the first half, the referee issued the yellow card 5 times, including 4 cards to the owner of the stadium and a card to the king.
In the second half, Dani Carvajal scored the winning goal for the royal team in the 61st minute of the match, with a superb shot to the right of the Betis goalkeeper, taking advantage of a cross from Karim Benzema.
Real Madrid topped the Spanish league table with 7 points, with a goal difference from Valencia, Seville and Real Mallorca, who have the same number of points.