Carlo Ancelotti's fault? The reason why a Real Madrid player can't win an award

A Real Madrid player was set to win an award at the end of the season but because of his coach, he can't.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Carlo Ancelotti may have cost a Real Madrid player from receiving an award at the end of the season.
Carlo Ancelotti may have cost a Real Madrid player from receiving an award at the end of the season.
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Real Madrid could close out a successful end to the season with a double. Real Madrid is first in La Liga with 75 points and is ahead of second-place FC Barcelona by eight points. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona have eight games left of the La Liga season, and Real Madrid could soon clinch the title if they continue to secure wins. Real Madrid is also fighting for the Champions League as they will take on Manchester City in the quarterfinals. Real Madrid will take on Arsenal or Bayern Munich if they advance to the semi-finals. Although the team is finding success with their manager, Carlo Ancelotti, the Italian may have cost one of his players to receive an award at the end of the season.

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Real Madrid has many players in their squad that could win a recognition award at the end of the season. Jude Bellingham could win the best player of the season for his amazing debut season with Real Madrid. Bellingham could also the top goalscorer award in La Liga which is called the Pichichi. Bellingham is tied as the top goalscorer of La Liga with 16 goals along with Ante Budimir and Artem Dovbyk.

Another award players in La Liga look forward to winning is the Zamora Trophy, which was established by the Spanish newspaper Marca. The award goes to the goalkeeper who has the lowest goals-to-games ratio. Diario AS reports that Real Madrid's Andriy Lunin has the best ratio in La Liga, but he will not win because a goalkeeper needs to play at least 28 games. If he plays the remaining eight games, he will end the season with 26 games.

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Carlo Ancelotti played Kepa Arrizabalaga a lot earlier in the season for Real Madrid. Kepa is on loan from Chelsea, and he did not deliver, which is why Ancelotti has played Lunin over him. Kepa played 12 La Liga matches, where he conceded nine and kept six clean sheets.

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