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Real Madrid was chastised by Carlo Ancelotti for a fundamental blunder

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Real Madrid was a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Real Sociedad on Sunday, and defender Eder Militao was the subject of criticism from manager Carlo Ancelotti after making a basic error that led to the opening goal.

The Brazilian defender, who has been a regular starter for Real Madrid this season, failed to clear a cross from Real Sociedad’s Martin Zubimendi in the 55th minute, allowing Portu to score from close range.

Ancelotti was visibly frustrate with Militao’s mistake and was critical of the defender’s performance in the post-match press conference. “Militao’s mistake was a basic error, and we paid for it. He needs to improve in that aspect of his game,” said the Italian manager.

Militao’s mistake was not the only issue that Ancelotti had with his team’s performance. Real Madrid struggled to create clear-cut chances. Throughout the game and were punish for their lack of cutting edge in front of goal.

“We didn’t create enough opportunities to win the game, and that’s a problem. We need to be more clinical in front of goal if we want to win matches,” said Ancelotti.

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Militao’s error was particularly disappointing as he had one of Real Madrid’s standout performers this season. The 23-year-old has been a reliable presence at the heart of the defence and has formed a strong partnership with captain Sergio Ramos.

However, his mistake against. Real Sociedad highlights the need for continued improvement, and. Ancelotti’s comments may serve as a wake-up call for the young defender.

Militao joined Real Madrid from. Porto in 2019 for a fee of €50 million and initially struggled to adapt to the demands of playing for one of the world’s biggest clubs. However, he has since established himself as a key player and has shown signs of fulfilling his potential.

The Brazilian international will need to learn from his mistake and work on the areas of his game that need improvement. His physicality and speed make him a formidable presence in defence, but he will need to improve his. Decision-making and concentration if he wants to avoid making similar errors in the future.

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