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Real Madrid boss Ancelotti: I've not considered losing to Cruz Azul

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti admits he hasn't considered defeat to Club World Cup opponents Cruz Azul.

Real go into the semifinal overwhelming favourites.

"I haven't thought about that (defeat). We aren't thinking about losing, only about playing at our best in order to win the competition," said Ancelotti.

"The team is doing well because we have been able to cope with the absences of players like Modric and James. I don't think either Khedira or James will be ready by tomorrow, but will definitely be good to go for the next match."

Ancelotti added: "They are a quality side with experienced players who have played in Spain and are already familiar with our style. It is a semi-final and every team is dangerous at this level. It will be an intense match.

"They play good football, playing to the strengths of their players. We are delighted to be able to play here and that is a great motivating factor which will spur us on to keep the fans happy in Morocco."

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