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Real Madrid coach Ancelotti admits Real Betis distraction: We're only focused on Liverpool

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti concedes their clash with Real Betis is a distraction ahead of the Champions League final.

Los Blancos host Real Betis on Friday night at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, and Ancelotti will be hoping that his players avoid any unnecessary injuries ahead of the trip to face Liverpool in Paris.

Looking beyond the Betis game, Ancelotti already knows how he'll set his side up in the final against Liverpol.

"I have no doubts about the starting XI in Paris," Ancelotti said when quizzed about how he'll line up his team in the final, which is still a week away.

"My only doubt is about who will play a more important part, those who start or those who finish the game."

With the title wrapped up since April, Real Madrid have been able to take things relatively easy of late. Liverpool, meanwhile, will have the Premier League decided on the final day of the season.

"It's true that they're still fighting for the league title," Ancelotti responded when asked whose position he'd rather be in.

"We've had more time to think about this game. But we haven't thought about it and we won't until Monday.

"But we have everything ready.

"Real Madrid fans are excited about the Champions League final and we want to win the 14th. Nothing else."


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