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Real Madrid faces a significant disadvantage before the Super Cup match

Real Madrid is prepared to begin their season against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on Wednesday and is aiming to maintain their position at the top of European football this year.

The 1-0 victory Madrid had over Liverpool in last season’s final gave coach Carlo Ancelotti of Madrid the feeling that “no one should ever take your position.” Ancelotti is the only manager to have won the Champions League four times.

In an interview with UEFA.com, he stated, “And that’s a fairly big drive to keep winning.”

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Prior to the 2017–18 season, Ancelotti returned to manage Real for a second time, leading them to their 35th Spanish championship.

Real’s greatest achievements, meanwhile, came in Europe, when they stunned Chelsea, Manchester City, and PSG before defeating the widely favored Reds in the championship game. 

“We were able to make all of our comebacks at our stadium because of the encouragement from the spectators. Never stop believing in yourself. We did play against some pretty good teams, after all. We had to suffer, that was a given “explained he.

The Italian coach claimed to have noticed echoes of Real Madrid’s tenacity in their underdog opponents Frankfurt and was conscious not to underestimate the Europa League champions from the previous campaign. 

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In Frankfurt, Real’s underdog opponents, the Italian coach claimed he detected echoes of Real’s tenacity and knew not to underestimate the Europa League champions from the previous campaign.

Ancelotti, whose team recently got back from a preseason tour of the United States, continued, “Eintracht did something remarkable last year since they weren’t among the favorites.

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Frankfurt will play Madrid in their first competitive matchup since the storied 1960 European Cup final, which the Spanish powerhouse won 7-3, on Wednesday at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki. Frankfurt will be making their Super Cup debut.

After winning the championship four times, Real will be competing in their seventh Super Cup. 

“More drawbacks” for Real

While Real will face a team that advanced to the final after winning their first European championship in 42 years, Ancelotti claimed Frankfurt had the upper hand coming into the match on Wednesday in Helsinki.

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However, he said, “We’ll play to win even if we have a few more disadvantages than Eintracht, who begin their season sooner.

Frankfurt supporters may wonder how much of an edge they have after Friday’s 6-1 thumping at the hands of Bayern Munich in their Bundesliga season opener. Madrid’s La Liga campaign does not begin until Sunday when they play newly promoted Almeria.

Kevin Trapp, the goalkeeper for Frankfurt, stated that his team will not be intimidated by Madrid and that they were enjoying the experience in preparation for their inaugural Champions League campaign this year.

They defeated Rangers in the Europa League final in Seville on penalties after overcoming Barcelona along the road. 

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“We aspire to be a challenging team to play against that never gives up. We respect each other, without fear, of course “According to an interview with the former PSG goalie that was published on the Eintracht Frankfurt website on Sunday.

One of just a few Eintracht players with Champions League experience, along with former Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Goetze, Trapp believed his team deserved to be in the season-opening championship game.

“Playing in the Super Cup signifies achievement, earning it, and doing well. It doesn’t get any better than the chance to compete for a trophy against this team (Madrid) at this point in the season.”

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