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Ancelotti confident Everton fans backing Real Madrid to defeat Liverpool in Paris

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is confident Everton fans will be with them for their Champions League final against Liverpool.

The Italian spent 18 months at Goodison Park before returning to Spain for his second spell at the Bernabeu last summer.

"I know that the Evertonians support us tomorrow for sure," Ancelotti said at his pre-match press conference in Paris.

"I have good memories of my time spent on the blue side and I know they will support me."

Ancelotti is set to be in the dugout for his fifth Champions League final at the Stade de France - no other manager has achieved this feat.

He has won three of his previous four finals, with his only defeat coming against Liverpool with AC Milan in their memorable 2005 clash in Istanbul.

A victory on Saturday would earn Real Madrid their second piece of major silverware in Ancelotti's first season back at the helm, after they wrapped up another LaLiga title earlier this month.


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