Tonight, Real Madrid fires up the engines of a season in which he himself has made sure that the demand is extremely high. When hardly anyone expected that the past would be one of the best in the club’s history, Ancelotti’s return to the White House culminated in the conquest of three of the four titles in which Madrid appeared. Only the Copa del Rey, on the fateful night of San Mams and without Benzema in the team after being injured against Elche, escaped the Madrid target. In Helsinki, where the 14-time European champion has never played, the traffic light comes on green of a campaign in which six titles appear on the horizon again. The sextet that Barcelona and Bayern achieved in their day is the goal of a Real Madrid that has its kryptonite in the Copa del Rey, a title that eludes it. The last time he achieved it was in 2014, with Ancelotti and Bale’s final gallop against Bartra to beat Pinto, and since 1993 he has only won once more, with Mourinho in 2011. That 2 of 29 has kept the whites away of the treble (League, Cup, Champions), a page that remains to be written in the Whites’ impressive history of success. 5,000, 10,000 and the marathon) or Carl Lewis’s World Cup double in the first World Championships in Athletics, in 1983 (100 and Length). A city with little tradition in the world of football hosts the reunion between Real Madrid and Eintracht, the first since that anthological final of the European Cup in 1960. The 7-3 with the four goals from Puskas and the three from Di Stfano .Today, like then, Madrid’s favoritism is absolute. For everything: players, coach, history, last Friday’s 1-6 at Eintracht-Bayern, size of the club, for having the next Ballon d’Or (Benzema), the best goalkeeper in the world (Courtois)… For everything except for the color in the stands. There, once again, the German domain will be absolute. The Frankfurt fans travel en masse with their team, as Barcelona well know, and with more than 8,000 tickets requested for Real Madrid’s 1,800, it is estimated that the proportion in Helsinki will be 10 to 1 in fans. Madrid, an expert in endingsNot be new to whites. Nor is it a problem for a team that has made winning finals its way of life (16 wins out of 18 since the second golden age in its history was inaugurated in 2014). It will not be a hostile environment that discourages some players who crush their rival in titles and matches of that caliber. Ancelotti will send the same players who were starters in Saint-Denis onto the field. It is the law of a veteran coach, of those who respect the gallons of the booth. The Italian mam that as a player and respects him as a coach. Only the arrival of Mbapp, who was the cornerstone of Madrid this season, would have changed that script. But with the Frenchman at PSG the bet has been continuity and strengthening himself with two pieces of the team such as Rdiger and Tchouamni. The two will start from the bench in a team in which there is no doubt that Fede Valverde is the starter. The energy of the Uruguayan has knocked down doors, walls, fixed schemes, improved Carvajal, protected the CMK and turned Rodrygo and Asensio into second-half players. The eleven of Parse That is not a discredit in this Madrid. “You don’t have to give so much importance to the starting eleven. He matters more than those who finish the games”. That sentence by Ancelotti is from last August. The development of the season the load of value. Rodrygo, Camavinga, Asensio and even Ceballos can tell it well. In Helsinki, Madrid starts as such a favorite that few are betting on a narrow match and in which it is necessary to shake it from the bench. But this is football, a final and a German team, with what that always implies in this sport. Of course, Eintracht also knows what Madrid does with the finals.
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