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Ancelotti hails Ronaldo, Solbakken tips Madrid

Published: Tuesday 10 December 2013, 23.57CET
Carlo Ancelotti called Cristiano Ronaldo the "complete forward" after his record breaking goal at FC København while Ståle Solbakken backed Real Madrid CF to go all the way.
Ancelotti hails Ronaldo, Solbakken tips Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is a "complete forward" according to Carlo Ancelotti ©AFP/Getty Images
 

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Match statistics

København
Real Madrid

0

Goals scored

2

41

Possession (%)

59

11

Total attempts

15

6

on target

11

5

off target

4

5

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

1

4

Corners

8

0

Offsides

4

1

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

21

Fouls committed

11

10

Fouls suffered

20

484

Passes

723

338

completed

595

Lineups

københavn

København

real madrid

Real Madrid

21Wiland (GK)1Casillas (GK) (C)
2Jacobsen (C)3Pepe
3Bengtsson7Ronaldo
Goal48
Penalty89
5Mellberg9Benzema
6Claudemir11Bale
8Delaney
Yellow Card89
12Marcelo
Yellow Card18
9Vetokele14Xabi Alonso
Yellow Card64
Substitution77
17R. Sigurdsson17Arbeloa
18N. Jørgensen
Substitution9
18Nacho
19Gíslason19Modrić
Goal25
Substitution82
24Toutouh
Substitution77
23Isco
Substitution67

Substitutes

31J. Jensen (GK)25Diego López (GK)
4Stadsgaard15Carvajal
11Santin16Casemiro
Substitution82
16Kristensen20Jesé
23Pourie
Substitution77
21Morata
25Remmer
Substitution77
22Di María
Substitution67
30Bolaños
Substitution9
Substitution77
24Illarramendi
Substitution77

Coaches

Ståle Solbakken (NOR) Carlo Ancelotti (ITA)

Referee

Felix Brych (GER)

Standings

Last updated: 12/12/2013 01:05 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 
  
Published: Tuesday 10 December 2013, 23.57CET

Ancelotti hails Ronaldo, Solbakken tips Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti called Cristiano Ronaldo the "complete forward" after his record breaking goal at FC København while Ståle Solbakken backed Real Madrid CF to go all the way.

Ståle Solbakken, København coach
We were outplayed for parts of the game, but we had our opportunities. Their win was deserved, but I am proud of our performance and we fought well. The boys gave everything and they carried on even after Madrid increased the score to 2-0. We have too few players who can take on their direct opponent and put that opponent off balance. Therefore our passing play has to be perfect. Rúrik [Gíslason] and Igor [Vetokele] created a bit, but you need more players of that kind if you are to compete at the highest level. Youssef [Toutouh] can rush past his marker in the Danish league but he cannot do that at this level.

In general I am content with our performance in the group stage. I was not happy with our poor away display against Galatasaray but the other five games merit respect. I am tired of comparisons with our 2010 side – that team had a couple of players with individual quality at international level. I think Real Madrid can win the Champions League. Together with Bayern München they are my favourites. Bayern have more collective strength while Madrid are brilliant individually and have amazing strength in their counterattacking.

Carlo Ancelotti, Madrid coach
That was a serious game that was not at all easy. My players did well and showed a good attitude and solid play. The Real Madrid shirt motivates everyone; it ensures the players give their all in every match. I think Manchester City will be the most dangerous team among those finishing second in their sections. For us, it is important to continue along this path and try to get even better.

I think we played a professional match where we were in control and showed a good attitude. I am satisfied that the team continue to score a lot of goals. [Luka] Modrić and Xabi [Alonso] played well together and they created a good balance in the team, complementing each other very well. I do not think Modrić's injury is anything serious, just a knock. Defensively we look very strong. We have only conceded a single goal in our last five matches. I do not think [Filippo] Inzaghi is satisfied today with losing his record [for goals in the group stage], but [Cristiano] Ronaldo is a complete forward.

Last updated: 12/12/13 0.01CET

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