A team's strength can be measured by their ability to bounce back from a poor performance.
Getting stuck in a rut can derail a title challenge or suck a mid-table side into the relegation whirlpool. Confidence and morale the victims of a losing streak.
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Over the course of a glittering playing and management career Carlo Ancelotti has learned how to deal with a disappointing display and move on from it.
In this video he explains how he helps a player in the aftermath of a shocker.
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