Sheriff: “Some think we are going to the slaughterhouse”

first_imgThe Real Sociedad coach, Imanol Alguacil, hopes that his duel in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals against Real Madrid will help them “to grow” and asked not to think about going “to the slaughterhouse” for the great moment he is living his rival, but “convinced” to be able to move to the semifinals.“For both good and bad, it is to grow and this team is growing, but they arrive at their best, I’ve already lost count of how many games they have been without losing and that speaks very well of Real Madrid, “Alguacil said at a press conference, The Gipuzkoan coach made it clear that they are “convinced” that they can pass the tie and that he has “the same responsibility” as Zinédine Zidane. “It is winning and moving to the semifinals. As a player I have never had this possibility and now is the time, it motivates me,” he said.The realistic coach said his team “must show that it is capable” of knocking down the Madrid team. “Not long ago we were able to win there”, he recalled in relation to the victory of just over a year ago, although he clarified that “everything has to be aligned.”“You have to be well tactically, have legs, faith, claw, passion, suffer in the moments when the ball is removed and the details in the areas,” he said, sure that the clash will be “different” than a few years ago. months in LaLiga Santander where they fell 3-1.In addition, he considered that the current streak of Real Madrid “is the merit of the coach, but also of the players.” “Zidane is an important part of what is happening to Real Madrid, but without the players little would have to do”he pointed out.On Martin Odegaard, who will live his second confrontation with the club he owns, the coach of the San Sebastian team sees him “as the same illusion and faith in winning as the rest.” “Everyone is aware of what this game means for them and for the club, that makes me calm,” he said.Finally, after not entering into any kind of arbitration controversy and acknowledging that the Valencian Mateu Lahoz, a collegiate of this Thursday, likes it, confirmed that he has Willian José after his frustrated march in the winter market. “He’s training well and if he hasn’t played it was because Isak is doing well, but it’s fine and quiet, “he settled. The technician ‘txuri-urdin’ recalled that they already knew from the draw that it would be a “difficult” crossing. “But in 32 years we have only been once in the semifinals and now we have the opportunity to be the second with a team that has excited in the first round. By desire and faith it will not be, it is a single game, at best stage and before the best team, which we love most. We are going with all the illusion, “he said.“Someone may think that we are going to the slaughterhouse, but we are always going to win. I am convinced that to them when the draw came they breathed because they had to play at home because if it had been the other way around … That speaks very well of our team, “Alguacil added.last_img read more