Carlo Ancelotti calls Asensio ‘the best’ after the Celtic thrashing
The Italian coach singled out Asensio among his players for his brilliant performance in Real Madrid’s 5-0 victory over Celtic
was convincing in their victory overCeltic
and securing the top spot in their group ensuring a somewhat easier draw in the Round of 16.
Ancelotti spoke to Marca after the match, during which the Italian coach claimed his team had a perfect performance.
“There are no buts, not even the goal conceded. The opposition scored from a free kick. The interpretation of the game was good from the beginning. We did not want any problems and we have achieved first place.”
Ancelotti told Marca.
Asensio who had just been handed his second start of the season was praised by Ancelotti the most after he scored a goal and assisted another.
“He was the best of the match. He mixed well with Valverde. He was forceful and effective. The best. His attitude when he wasn’t playing was good. I had no doubts, but when you’re not happy you can have a negative or positive attitude. He chose the positive.”
With performances like this,Asensio
may have an outside chance of getting into Luis Enrique’s squad prior to the World Cup. Ancelotti also commented on Ramos’ hopes to make it to the World Cup after the center back had recently expressed his wishes to do so:
“For his quality, he should go to the World Cup, no doubt. He is one of the best central defenders in the world.”
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