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Ancelotti’s decision about Thibaut Courtois and its impact on the Dortmund match

Carlo Ancelotti identifies Thibaut Courtois as the main goalkeeper against Borussia Dortmund at a time when there is increasing debate about the role of the royal goalkeeper

After a period of controversy and speculation, and as the date of the expected final match of the UEFA Champions League between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund approaches, it has become necessary to focus on all the details of the formation and tactical choices that the coach will make. The goalkeeper, the pillar of the team, bears a great responsibility in preserving the team’s goal and securing a positive result.

After Thibaut Courtois returned to physical fitness and overcame his injury, he found himself again in a challenging situation, where he must compete with himself and ensure his full readiness to deliver the required performance in the important final match. In recent weeks, we have seen the brilliance of Andriy Lunin, who successfully replaced Courtois and showed his exceptional abilities under the crossbar, adding a new dimension to the competition for the goalkeeper position.

This challenge is not only in choosing the best player technically, but it also includes the psychological and tactical aspect. The decision that Ancelotti will make will not be just a choice of a player who blocks balls, but will also be a choice of a person who has confidence and the ability to withstand the pressures of the big match, which requires a balanced choice that combines technical talents and mental strength.

Therefore, it seems that the decision to be made regarding the goalkeeper in the final match of the UEFA Champions League will be more than just a technical decision, but will be a strategic decision that requires a delicate balance between the multiple factors that affect the team’s performance in this crucial match.


source: SportMob

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