Julen Lopeteguicoach of Sevilla Fútbol Club, appeared in the press room after the triumph of its players during the eleventh edition of the Antonio Puerta Trophy against Cadizto leave his feelings from the match less than a week before the league debut against health in El Sadar. “The first thing is the celebration and the memory of Puerta and Reyes, but we are also happy that the trophy stays at home. There were physical problems to get to Pamplona well. We had phases of good play , goalscoring situations and us “We started well. We lacked calm and had a little too much precipitation to be able to better define promising options. Then we maintained the level, they lowered the intensity a bit and they made less changes at the break, which helped us to have chances and to score. It’s a match with positive conclusions, without injuries and giving minutes to many players”, he analyzed.
The Basque coach admitted that there were still several matches to be played before the machine got greasy and see the best version of Sevilla FC: “To reach the zenith of football, many games will pass, but we have skipped the pre-season stages and the real balls are starting. Pamplona will be a very difficult game against a good rival, with a consolidated and very different coach from ‘today “. The balls Training is over, La Liga is already starting and we can’t wait. In the physical condition that we can have for the time that we are, we are happy. It will go further and some are logically better than others, but we are all going in the right direction.
The beginnings of Alex Telles: “He’s just arrived, he’s been a big part of Manchester’s pre-season and that’s why we decided to give him the second half. He’s good and ready.”
Suso, come down safely: “Suso won’t be at El Sadar, he had a small injury and needs to recover well. When he does, he will work with us and I hope we can have continuity with him because he is an important player”.
Transfers: “The market closes when it closes and while we are going to try to work and focus on those who are going to help us, who are the ones who are here. The club is working and will continue to work, but we have to look at Pamplona on Friday and we prepare. The club will face all market situations”.
Ronny Lopez: “Rony has had several loans and the normal thing is for him to go back on loan.”
The center now supports: “We are happy with the performance of Karim and Nemanja, who are always prepared, focused and balanced and do a great job. Gudelj can play as a central midfielder and Rekik can play as a left-back. This versatility helps you understand better the game and we are satisfied with their work.”