Former Real Madrid coach Fabio Capello has jumped to the defence of Carlo Ancelotti.
Real boss Ancelotti is under pressure after a poor start to the season.
" Ancelotti needs time," Capello, who bossed the Spanish giants during two separate stints, told El Primer Toque. "The players need to understand his football."
"However, I am certain that Real Madrid are the favourites for the Champions League."