During the press conference on the eve of the first leg of the Champions League, Dani Equal he spoke of the arduous challenge that awaits his Villarreal.
The yellow submarine managed to sink Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus in the second round and then also the battleship of Bayern Munich. Two eliminations that left many amazed, but not the Spanish midfielder who said:
“We face a semi-final against the opponent who is probably in better shape. After eliminating two top-level teams like Juve and Bayern, we get there with great enthusiasm and confidence.
Last year’s path in the Europa League, this year’s path in the Champions League made us calm down. We have excellent individualities but the experience against Juve and Bayern made us grow, we understood how to play against similar teams.
We made history last year by winning our first European title and this year by reaching the second Champions League semi-final in the club’s history. It’s not a casuality. When so much is achieved in so few years, it cannot be a coincidence. “