Quique Setién, during a press conference with the FC Barcelona


Quique Setién: "It will be complicated for FC Barcelona ... and for Bayern"

Published:9/08/2020 - 09:24h

Updated:9/08/2020 - 09:24h

Quique Setién spoke on the next party of Champions League against the Bayern of Munich in the back press conference to the victory against the Naples

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The FC Barcelona achieved to sentence the eliminatory of eighth of final of Champions League defeating to the Naples in the Camp Nou to win the note to the final to eight of Lisbon, in which it will see the faces with the Bayern of Munich. Quique Setién, that offered the usual press conference psoterior to the parties, analysed the victory in front of the Italians and the duel of the Friday against the Germans.

Quique Setién showed satisfied by the meeting. "We looked for to give this first step and expect the rest of the parties with the same illusion that have faced east. The team has been well and have deserved the victory", commented, adding that "it was not easy what have done. We have had to defend with a lot of intelligence. It is one of the best teams of Italy".

The trainer of the FC Barcelona explained why his team was more defensive. "Sometimes it does not remain you more remedy because the rival forces you. With the marker in favour, those that more had to risk was they. We try to conserve the balloon, but know that they handle a lot of registers. They do not give a pelotazo in all the party. They are a team with speed and talent. No always you can do what want. The Naples is not a team any one. We have been able to defend well to this team, that no all do it", commented.

"The of Leo Messi has been only a hit, have seen him well"

It explained also the absences of Arturo Vidal and Sergio Busquets. "Each player has some different characteristics. The absence of Busquets and Vidal has been important. Always they contribute you his experience and other a lot of things. I think that today we have not thrown them in fault because Frenkie, Sergi and Ivan have done a big work. Already we will see why we opt against the Bayern. It is a relief can explain for this party with which have not been able to explain today. It allows you see the future with more tranquility", said.

Quique Setién also elogió to the Naples. "To this team is difficult to steal him the balloon. When they have gone out of our pressure, have done us a lot of changes of orientation and has cost us. We have treated to be consistent near of our area and think that have done it enough well. It has been missing us adjust this situation. I think that we have had it all quite controlled. This team, the registers that has, turn it into a tremendously complicated team", ensured.

Besides, also it spoke on the physical state of Leo Messi, that gave a big fright after the patada of Kalidou Koulibaly. "I have seen him enough well. It has been a very strong hit, but do not think that there is any problem", commented, reiterating that "we have asked him in the rest. Has a strong hit. I imagine that tomorrow it will hurt him more, but do not think that have problems to play against the Bayern".

The party against the Bayern of Munich

Quique Setién admitted that the Bayern of Munich will be a rival complicated in quarter-finals, but remembered that the FC Barcelona also will be difficult for the German group. "All the rivals are strong and all the parties will be complicated. It will be complicated for us and for them. It is a grandísimo team, but also we are it", manifested.

The technician culé admitted that there are things to improve for Lisbon. "Always there are things that improve. It is necessary to have the rivals, that are good, more to this level. It is not between the eight better teams of Europe if you do not do the things well. It would like you win and control the parties at all times, but is unthinkable to this level. The rival has a lot that say. It is a team that has done an extraordinary championship. The following party will be very difficult", affirmed.

The Cantabrian launched also a message to the fans: "It Is necessary to be optimistic. We are well. Today we have had a first extraordinary part, with occasions and arrivals. We could have expanded the marker. We can look the future with optimism. We have to take into account that we will confront us to big teams".

"It is necessary to be optimistic. We are well"

Quique Setién also commented the fault of optimism in the surroundings. "Always you can think that it can do better, but if we are as we owe to be, never obviaré to a rival. Less to rivals of this size. I know that the Barça is the best team of the world and has to the best of the world, like the Bayern or the Real Madrid also have to big players. This decides by details and can not win it all", manifested.

In the party against the Bayern, thinks that there will be favourite. "I do not go in in these things. What have to do is to play a party against an extraordinary rival. To this level there is not favourite. It is truth that have to the best of the world, but Lewandowski carries 13 goals in this Champions. Any one can win", affirmed.

On the physical state of the team, considers that the team is in a good state. "I think that we are well. In a moment given you repliegas seems that no, but is not like this. I am happy with the work. This mental predisposition to defend says a lot of the team. Sometimes it can come well receive us to this, and this that am a defender of the offensive football", sentenced.

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