BAYERN MUNICH BOSS Carlo Ancelotti is hoping to avoid facing up against Real Madrid’s lethal BBC front line in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg.
Bayern welcome Madrid to the Allianz Arena amid suggestions Zinedine Zidane may not field his usual attack of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo, who is without a goal in his last 613 minutes of continental action.
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And at his pre-match news conference on Tuesday, Ancelotti said he would be happy to see none of the three forwards in the team for the blockbuster clash in Munich.
“I think Madrid are on course to win the league and they do very well with BBC. Without them in the team it is not a problem and I think Zidane thinks the same.
Ancelotti was in charge of Madrid between 2013 and 2015, winning the Champions League in his first season at the club, but the Italian does not think his familiarity with Madrid and his former assistant Zidane is necessarily a boost for Bayern.
“But we are focused on our qualities and on what we want to show tomorrow. I have certain relationships to Real, for me it will be a special game.
“If I’m to sleep well tonight, I have to think this current Real team is worse than my one.”
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