The press conference prior to the Bundesliga match of this weekend was marked by the Champions League quarterfinals draw. A draw that brings the reencounter between Ancelotti and one of his old teams, Real Madrid. Therefore it will be a very special knock-out stage for the Italian coach. Nevertheless, Carlo has confirmed once again that Bayern’s aim is to win the Champions League. “Playing against Real Madrid motivates me. I know them very well. It’ll be a very difficult encounter, but we trust ourselves. We want to win the Champions League”, said Ancelotti.
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The qualifying round against Real Madrid won’t be until mid April. First they have to focus on the Bundesliga and their most near commitment (this Sunday against Mönchengladbach). There are only 10 game weeks left for the league to end and Bayern wants to remain leaders. This is why they will go to Borussia Park looking for the three points. “My players are concentrated. I hope we do a good match. Gladbach have been playing very well these last games, they have a good team, said Bayern’s coach.