Carlo Ancelotti started by talking about the quality of the roster he has at hand:
Every player has showed this is a very competitive roster. Those who haven't played a lot so far showed they're fine and motivated. They are comfortable in this team. They all played really well.
On how Real Madrid is getting to one of the toughest weeks in the season, where they'll face Liverpool on Wednesday and Barcelona on Saturday:
I think we're fine. This was a tough game to prepare and we did it well, being serious about it and playing focused. Now we have time to recover some players and prepare for the game on Wednesday.
On the team's current streak (seven straight wins with 30 goals scored) after those Liga losses to start the season:
We're living a good streak but we also have to think that there are no goals without sacrifice, fight and focus. Everyone has understood that and we come into this tough moment of the season enjoying good physical and mental shape.
Cristiano Ronaldo keeps breaking records (first player to score 15 goals in the first eight games of La Liga) while his coach is running out of words to praise this historic player:
It's impossible to do more than what he's doing right now. He has to keep it up and we will all help him so he can keep playing like this.
Managing Madrid's Lucas Navarrete asked the Italian coach about Luka Modric's condition, who left the game with what looked like an ankle issue:
On Modric, it was just a knock. We have a few days to evaluate Bale, Benzema, Varane and Ramos and every other player who had issues coming into this game.
On Gareth Bale and why he was kept on the bench:
Bale had a problem with his gluteus, he wasn't comfortable and we preferred not to risk him. It wasn't a rotation, it was just a precaution.