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Ancelotti’s ‘favourite’ Vini Jr seemed to disagree with him after City’s first goal

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Following Real Madrid’s concession of the opening goal against Manchester City, there appeared to be a confrontation between Carlo Ancelotti and Vinicius Jr.

The match proved to be one to forget for Madrid, as they were thoroughly outplayed and humiliated by City in front of a lively crowd at the Etihad Stadium.

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Bernardo Silva found the back of the net in the 23rd minute, and shortly after, he capitalized on a defensive miscommunication to score his second goal, compounding Madrid’s woes.

An own goal from Brazilian defender Eder Militao, and a beautiful finish from Julian Alvarez after a Phil Foden defence-splitting pass, wrapped up an embarrassing night for Madrid.

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Ancelotti and Vinicius disagree

As spotted by ESPN FC, Vinicius Jr. and Ancelotti appeared to disagree after City opened the scoring through Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva.

The forward gestured with his arm and pointed to the goal scene as if he were telling his manager what went wrong in the defence.

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Fans faulted Ancelotti for dropping German defender Antonio Rudiger, which may have caused the initial struggles. However, not much changed when he came on, as Madrid conceded two more goals even with him on the field.

Vinicius reveals why Madrid lost

The 22-year-old looked distraught during his post-match interview with El Chiringuito TV, via Daily Post, and revealed why his team were embarrassed.


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