Ancelotti had a chance to prove himself as the right man for the job, but he doesn't care much about his personal situation.
All I care about is that we reached the Semifinals, I believe the team and the club deserved it. This is the most important thing. Other than that, it's normal to see people talking about our job. I thought placing Ramos in the midfield was the right call, he doesn't play there but he delivered. It was a very important exam for all of us.
Chicharito was the key player behind Real's success.
We have to make the best of his good form, the player is in shape and ready to play. He will be an important player tomorrow. We will discuss his situation at the end of the season.
Ancelotti is cautious about Celta.
It was very important to win last Wednesday, now we have more energy to play La Liga too. Tomorrow will be a very important game, Celta are playing well and we will struggle against them, for sure. It will be a very intense match and they made things hard for Atlético and Barcelona. We have to be physically ready and then try to dominate the match with our gameplan. They play with a lot of energy at home, Nolito, Santi Mina are Co. are very dangerous players.
Which competition will be harder to win?
It's harder to win La Liga because we have a disadvantage, while everything is even in the Champions. We obviously have to play some very tough matches there but everything is even.
The Italian coach spoke about Real's injuries too.
Modric could be ready when the season ends, the last game against Getafe. Benzema could be ready in the first leg and Bale will be fit earlier than that, against Sevilla.
Ramos' position in the midfield could be an interesting tactical answer, says Ancelotti.
Sergio will play as a defender tomorrow, although I promised him that one day I will let him play upfront [laughs]. I still have to make some decisions about the lineup but the Starting XI will not be affected by what Barcelona do against Espanyol, as we still need a win no matter what happens.
When asked about Isco's quotes about his minutes, the coach was optimistic.
Nobody is happy without minutes, that's normal. Nacho, Chicharito, Isco... they aren't happy but they are playing well when given the chance. Nacho, Jesé, Chicharito, Isco... I think Chicharito led by example with his performance the other day.
Rumors in Spain say that Jesé is ready to leave the club this summer, but Ancelotti has shared his thoughts on this.
Yes, I talk with him, and I understand his frustration. As I said, he must be ready because his moment might come just like it happened with Chicharito. But his future is clear, he will stay here for the present and the future.