Champions League: Ancelotti speaks on Real Madrid winning trophy after eliminating Chelsea

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti has said nobody can bet against them winning the Champions League this season.

Los Blancos defeated Chelsea 5-4 on aggregate in the quarter-final and are now in the last four.

They will take on either Manchester City or rivals Atletico Madrid in the semi-final.

Speaking after the Chelsea game, Ancelotti said: “Nobody can say we aren’t going to win this Champions League. We showed we fight to the last.

“I’d like to congratulate Villarreal too.

“I don’t think many people expected Spanish football would have two in the semi-finals, and we might have a third tomorrow.”

Ancelotti reveals why Real Madrid dumped Chelsea out

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti has hailed the support of their fans as they saw off Chelsea to qualify for the Champions League semi-final.

The LaLiga side came into the second half with a 3-1 advantage, but were three goals down to the Blues at the Bernabeu.

Mason Mount, Antonio Rudiger and Timo Werner all scored for Chelsea, but Madrid fought back to score twice.

Rodrygo finished off an exquisite pass from Luka Modric, before Karim Benzema scored his fourth goal over the two legs to seal their passage.

Ancelotti said afterwards: “How can I explain it? The magic of this stadium helps the players, the team, to never give in.

“We suffered. But, the more you suffer, the happier I am.”

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