Real Madrid, Ancelotti: “I took a nap in the afternoon. Now my heart rate is at 110”

Carlo Ancelotti he is ready to experience yet another Champions League final of his coaching career and in less than an hour he will lead his Real Madrid against Borussia Dortmund, looking for the fifteenth big-eared trophy to put in his cabinet. However, the Italian coach doesn’t seem to feel the pressure, or at least he didn’t feel it in the afternoon, as revealed in an interview released recently to Movistar: “I took a nap from three to four, now I feel like a lion: too bad that I won’t play. If they took my heart rate, it would be at 110. I saw the players concentrated, everyone prepares for the match as they prefer. Does he go to the bench but is he fine, like everyone else.”

The official line-ups of the match.
BORUSSIA DORTMUND (4-2-3-1): Kobel; Ryerson, Hummels, Schlotterbeck, Maatsen; Can, Sabitzer; Sancho, Brandt, Adeyemi; FĂĽllkrug. Coach: Edin Terzic.

REAL MADRID (4-3-3): Courtois; Carvajal, RĂĽdiger, Nacho, Mendy; Valverde, Camavinga, Kroos; Rodrygo, Bellingham, VinĂ­cius JĂşnior. Coach: Carlo Ancelotti.