Last Updated: January 20, 2023, 21:12 IST
Real Madrid scripted a sensational comeback to safe an exciting 2-Three win over Villareal within the Copa del Rey on Friday. Real Madrid may need managed to remain alive within the Spanish home cup however the membership administration will definitely be cautious of an inside feud which broke out throughout the fixture in opposition to Villareal.
The incident passed off within the 56th minute after Real Madrid winger Rodrygo was withdrawn. The determination definitely didn’t go down nicely with Rodrygo because the Brazilian determined to not work together with Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti after being subbed off. The occasion, fairly unsurprisingly, infuriated Ancelotti and the Italian supervisor was noticed getting concerned in a heated argument with Rodrygo within the dugout.
Ancelotti has now opened up on the matter. “At half-time, we saw that Rodrygo had a muscle that was a little overloaded. So, we decided to make an early substitution. He didn’t shake my hand as he came off, maybe because he forgot,” Carlo Ancelotti reportedly advised after the Copa del Rey fixture.
Real Madrid regarded lacklustre within the first half and because of this, the Los Blancos conceded two objectives. However, Real Madrid scripted a sensational comeback within the second half to clinch a memorable win. Brazilian winger Vinicius Junior netted the primary aim for Real Madrid within the 57th minute. Brazilian defender Eder Militao discovered the again of the online within the 69th minute to earn a much-needed equaliser for Real Madrid. Spanish midfielder Daniel Ceballos pulled off an outrageous long-ranger late within the recreation to make sure full three factors for the Madrid giants.
“We were not good in the first half but the team showed great character in the second. We fought for everything and changed the story of the game,” Carlo Ancelotti stated after the Copa del Rey spherical of 16 fixture.
The next-round draw for the Copa del Rey is scheduled to happen on Friday. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Valencia, Athletic Bilbao, Osasuna, Real Sociedad and Sevilla have reached the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.
In La Liga standings, Real Madrid at the moment occupy the second spot. The reigning champions at the moment are three factors behind table-toppers and arch-rivals Barcelona.
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