Ancelotti renews his confidence in Eden Hazard: “We had difficulties but not because he was on the pitch”

This had not happened to him since January 23, 231 days. Sunday, against Real Mallorca, Eden Hazard tasted the joys of a tenure with Real Madrid. Unfortunately, the Red Devil failed to replicate their three-star performance in the Champions League on Tuesday.

This tenure, he fought for it and finally got it thanks to his very good entry into Celtic Park (1 goal and 1 assist) in Week. Aligned as a false number nine, Hazard this time was more discreet. The Belgian has also given way to Rodrygo while the score was one goal anywhere on the hour mark. Paid coaching fromAncelotti since the Brazilian shone and allowed his team to win (4-1).

Hazard tried to do what I asked him to do: leave some space for the other attackers to get into the game. We struggled in the first half but not because Hazard was on the pitch. It was a positive match on his part“, confided the Italian coach after the game before renewing his confidence in him, “It does not change anything for the future. I have the same idea. Sometimes I can play with Rodrygo, sometimes with Hazard. Eden moves a lot when he is at the peak“.

Real Madrid host Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday. Benzema still injured, Ancelotti will again have to make choices. Who from Eden Hazard or Rodrygo will evolve at the forefront of the Madrid attack? Answer in the next few days…

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