Ancelotti: "Things got easier once the first goal went in"
We expected to have to dig in here and we made things more difficult for ourselves with a defensive error,” commented the coach.
Valverde clocks up 150th appearance for Real Madrid
"It was important for us to get our LaLiga campaign off to a winning start," insisted the Uruguayan following the Matchday 1 triumph over Almería.
Alaba: subs on, takes a free-kick and nets this unbelievable goal
"The team gave me the confidence to take it. I'm thrilled I was able to help us to the win, which is all that matters", stated the Austrian.
Resultados de la 1ª jornada de Liga
El Real Madrid venció en el campo del Almería en su estreno en la Liga (1-2).
Florentino Pérez and Mohamed El Assy headed the official lunch ahead of the game.
Lucas Vázquez: “The team continued to show belief and it's a deserved win"
“I'm pleased to have helped out with a goal and the most important thing is the win”, he stated.
The president travels to Almería with the team
Florentino Pérez travelled with the madridista party to attend tonight's meeting with Almería.
Real Madrid arrive in Almería
Ancelotti's men play their LaLiga opener tonight (10:00pm CEST).
Guard of honour for the European Super Cup champions
The Almería players paid tribute to Real Madrid as they took to the pitch at the Power Horse Stadium.