“We started with a 1v1 at the back, but it wasn’t the night for that”, as per reports from Marca.
“I feel sorry for the fans but we have to look forward.
“I tried to push higher up the pitch and it didn’t work out. It’s my fault.
“It’s hard because it’s a Clasico defeat and losing against Barcelona hurts.
“We have to stay calm, recover our injured players.
“We’re sorry, but we don’t have to make a drama. Everything has gone wrong and I have told the players it was my fault.”
Defeat against their arch rivals has cut Real Madrid’s title lead from ten points to nine over the weekend with 29 games played in 2021/22.
Up next for Ancelotti is a trip to Celta Vigo after the international break as they aim to close in on the league title before their Champions League double header against Chelsea next month.
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