Faced with Villarreal this Thursday in the round of 16 of the King’s Cup, Real Madrid finally got away with a narrow success (3-2). Already beaten by the Yellow Submarine in La Liga (2-1) on January 7, Carlo Ancelotti’s players avoided the pitfall this time, but the frustration was still ambient among some players.
Released shortly before the hour mark to give way to Marco Asensio, decisive passer on Madrid’s last goal, Rodrygo did not appreciate the choice of his coach. As he left the pitch, the Brazilian looked dejected, staring ahead and ignoring Ancelotti. An attitude reprimanded by the Italian technician who did not hesitate to tell him: “You greet me on your way out”he said on the images of Movistar +. Asked at a press conference after the match, the Real Madrid coach was clear on the subject: “I just told him not to forget to say hello when he goes out, it’s respect. »