Thibaut Courtois slams his Real Madrid team-mates, insisting they gave an ‘UNACCEPTABLE picture’ of the membership in El Clasico thrashing by Barcelona – and he additionally overtly questions supervisor Carlo Ancelotti’s techniques
- Real Madrid suffered a hefty 4-0 defeat by the hands of their nice rivals
- Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was very sad along with his staff’s efficiency
- He stated gamers did not battle for the badge and will have lost by extra
Thibaut Courtois has slammed his Real Madrid team-mates after their thrashing by the hands of Barcelona in Sunday’s El Clasico.
Carlo Ancelotti’s facet have been humiliated on the Santiago Bernabeu by their largest rivals, with Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang netting a brace, whereas Ronald Araujo and Ferran Torres additionally acquired onto the scoresheet.
Los Blancos have been lacking some key gamers, together with Karim Benzema, however had extra time to put together for the sport as Barcelona performed away at Galatasaray within the Europa League on Thursday.
Thibaut Courtois has slammed his Real Madrid team-mates after their 4-0 defeat to Barcelona
The keeper believes gamers did not present sufficient battle and that they may have lost by extra
After the sport, Courtois instructed Spanish tv channel Movistar, as per Sport: ‘Today we gave an unacceptable picture for this membership. There are gamers lacking, however you did not discover that it was them that performed Thursday (in Istanbul).
‘They discovered a variety of area. We weren’t compact and weren’t in a position to hold the objectives out. For the primary objective, they anticipate higher on the entrance publish and we’re not switched on for the second both.
‘After the break, we expect we will come again, and after 10 seconds Ferran Torres is one on one with me.’
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (pictured) netted two, persevering with his good kind for Barca
Courtois in his post-match interview additionally questioned the techniques of supervisor Carlo Ancelotti.
He referred to the final time Real Madrid performed with a false 9 – which was of their 1-0 Copa del Rey exit to Athletic Bilbao final month.
He stated: ‘We could have to discuss concerning the techniques internally. They have not labored initially of the sport or the second half, we now have to talk about it internally, not right here.
‘We performed with a false 9 within the Copa and hardly had any pictures and it was the identical right here. We began okay, we had an opportunity with Fede Valverde which Marc ter Stegen saved effectively, however from there we dropped off.
Courtois says Real Madrid gamers gave an ‘unacceptable picture’ of the membership within the El Clasico
He additionally questioned the techniques of Carlo Ancelotti and struggles taking part in with a false 9
‘We did not discover the free man taking part in out and that makes it exhausting. Then within the second half, we can’t begin like that.
‘This badge calls for that you just battle and within the second half we didn’t. We may have lost by much more.’
Fortunately for Madrid, they’ve already constructed a cushty lead on the high of LaLiga – a 9 level benefit over Sevilla with 9 video games remaining.
Barcelona endured a depressing begin to the season below former boss Ronald Koeman however have discovered their method once more below membership legend Xavi.
They have now gained their final 5 video games on the bounce and have climbed up to third within the league, three factors behind Sevilla with a sport in hand.