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MADRID – Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti wants his team to qualify for the 2021-2022 Champions League final. After losing 3-4 to Manchester City in the first leg of the semifinal, Ancelotti will apply an aggressive game in the second leg.

As is known, Real Madrid will meet Man City at the Santiago Bernabeu, Thursday 5 May 2022, early morning WIB. Madrid need a 2-0 win to seal the final ticket.

Therefore, Ancelotti also ensures Madrid will play harder and stronger from the start of the match. Moreover, the Los Blancos squad wants to apply tighter pressure than the first leg.

"We have to put in a strong all-round performance. Our low block (pressing) has to be better than what we did in the first leg," said Ancelotti.

"We have to apply good pressure to avoid passing between the lines and transitions. We're not going to manage with low blocks (pressure), that's for sure, but at some point during the game, that's what's going to happen," added the 62-year-old.

In fact, Ancelotti stressed that his team would play in total. They will play all out in order to catch up with Liverpool who first secured a place in the top party.

"We have to put in a strong performance overall (totally)," said Ancelotti.

Apart from that, the Italian coach realized Man City was a strong team. However, he remains confident in the quality of Los Blancos.

"They have the advantage and we have to put in a better performance. It will be very difficult, but we have an amazing chance to reach another final after winning the La Liga (this season)."

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