“The team has come out to show its face in important moments”


The coach of Real Sociedad, Imanol Alguacil, assured this Tuesday that his team has already “shown” that “in important moments it has also come out to show its face”, in reference to its tie against Paris Saint-Germain during the round of 16. Champions League final.

“The group stage was important and you have already seen the team’s response. So, and although the Europa League is not the same as the Champions League, the team has shown that in important moments it has also come forward,” he said at a conference. press from the Parc des Princes.

“We have been competing in Europe for four years in a row, this year in the Champions League. You can go to the quarterfinals with players like Robin [Le Normand]which is as if he were a youth player, you can imagine what that means,” Alguacil responded to a journalist.

“And if we add Robin, Mikel [Oyarzabal]the Igor [Zubeldia], to Elustondo… They have been with them for many years in grassroots football. Being able to face an entire PSG team and competing to advance to the quarterfinals, you can imagine,” insisted the ‘txuri-urdin’ coach.

In this sense, he sees his imminent rival “with a great team, with a squad, with a great coach and, surely, with many thinking that Real, if tomorrow has a great day, can even surprise” in the first leg of these round of 16.

“There is no doubt that PSG has a squad to be a finalist and with a coach who also knows us very well, whom I admire a lot. I know that he is a coach who likes to push high and who likes to take the initiative, which which we also like,” he alluded to Luis Enrique Martínez.

On the other hand, Alguacil avoided talking about Oyarzabal’s physical condition. “If you asked me the question after training, I could surely answer something… Well, tomorrow we will clear up doubts,” Alguacil answered with some laughter in the press room.

“If he has come it is because he has options. Yesterday he was able to do something more, today he will surely even do a little more. It will depend on how he evolves and, if there is a game in which he has to put all his effort into the game “It’s tomorrow. That’s what I can tell you,” he concluded.

2024-02-13 18:25:13
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