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Carlo Ancelotti: I Have Too Much Experience To Feel Like A Champion.

Real Madrid is a few victories away from the name of LaLiga, but Carlo Ancelotti doesn't feel like a champion yet.

  Carlo Ancelotti still doesn't feel like a champion despite Barcelona's surprising loss to Cádiz that put Real Madrid on the brink of regaining LaLiga.

  Madrid visits Osasuna this Wednesday with the risk of leading the summit with an 18-point advantage.

  They will win LaLiga as early as Sunday if they beat Osasuna, Atletico Madrid fail to beat Granada and Barca fail to win their next games against Real Sociedad and Rayo Vallecano.

  Even if Atletico and Barca are left to pick up the slack, Madrid have a healthy buff to protect during the final weeks of the season and also have a chance to win the league at Atleti this month.

  But Ancelotti's attention remains more useful in the job at hand, as Madrid also have to juggle a two-leg Champions League semi-final with Manchester City and their LaLiga commitments.

  Ancelotti told a pre-fit press conference: "I have too much experience to have this feeling [of being a champion].

  "We are very close, but it doesn't always end. After today we have a brilliant opportunity. Tomorrow is a very good opportunity to get closer.

  Our calculation is easy. Three points against Osasuna and then three against Espanyol. If we need more, three to Atlético.

  "I don't need to be a mathematician, I like history better."

  Karim Benzema will play against Osasuna, although Luka Modric is ready to rest.

  Casemiro will stop playing with Osasuna after leaving the squad for what Ancelotti described as a "small problem".

  The Brazilian midfielder is expected to return for the first leg against City next Tuesday at the Etihad Stadium.

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