Los Blancos continue to shine as they go top of La liga.


Carlo Ancelotti and his side continue their fantastic winning form as they go to the top of the La liga table.

The Portuguese forward Ronaldo continues to shine for Los Blancos as he scored in his 12th consecutive match in all competitions at the weekend, making it his astonishing 17th goal in nine appearances this season.

However, former Valencia and Barcelona midfielder Gaizka Mendieta says Ancelotti has formed a pattern of play that allows the Madrid star players to blossom.

“He’s made the system work for the benefit of all the individuals,” Mendieta told Revista de La Liga on Monday nigh.

“Ronaldo has been scoring goals but also James Rodriguez and Isco, the work ethic they put into the team gives them balance in attack and defence. Toni Kroos and Luka Modric are playing at the top level as well.

“They’ve changed a bit their mentality with the confidence they have at the moment, too. They want to win games, score the second goal and the third goal. We saw last season how they were happy with 1-0 and took their foot off the gas and gave opportunities to the opposition team. But against Granada they wanted to score one more goal.

“This team has more possibilities, not just the counter attack, as we’ve seen in the past.

“At the moment this Real is looking very good. Every player that has the ball has so many options, their movement is the difference. We’re only in November and we’ll have to see how this team arrives when the decision time comes but so far, so good for Real Madrid.

“That’s down to Ancelotti and also the attitude of the players. We’ve seen in the past Real with quality players not really tracking back and defending but we’re seeing with this Real something is changing.”


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