Real Madrid trained this afternoon in Valdebebas in a session previous to the travel to Barcelona this Saturday. Before the training, Carlo Ancelotti appeared in the press room to value El Clásico of this Sunday. The Italian said they have total confidence in the team even though they are showing a doubtul image in big matches. He praised Barça and Leo Messi and warned that the match will be solved by mind and not by legs.
"Barça in this moment have have a better streak than us, but we are confident because it is a big chance for us, because if we win we can be back at the top of the table"
"I feel honored to be part of these matches. Training in these kind of matches doesn't happen everyday. I don't pay tickets to watch a match like this, it doesn't motivate me"
"It is a special match because we are facing a big team, in a different environment than other matches"
"You must be cold-minded in this kind of matches. From here, total confidence and positive mind. I have total trust although we didn't played well and we didn't have a good streak"
"I don't feel I'm playing for my future. It is a worldwide match, we have to enjoy it and try to offer the vest version of Real Madrid"
"He's ok, he played a good week, he trained well and I think he's ready, like all players, we won't luck personality nor attitude"
Modric and Sergio Ramos, ready
"Having them will help us a lot, we will be better physically, though the match will be won by mind"
"Neymar and Messi positions are opened. Regarding the rest they have the same quality than the first-round match"
"Messi is in a very good moment, he has quality, like all Barça, but specially Messi"