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CONTROVERSIAL DECISION CULÉ FOR THE CUP

Imanol Alguacil speaks clearly about Barça's "no" to Real's shirts

Published:24/01/2023 - 21:45h

Updated:24/01/2023 - 21:45h

FC Barcelona will not allow access to Real Sociedad fans wearing txuri urdin shirts for Wednesday's Copa del Rey match. In this regard, Imanol Bailiff did not hesitate to criticize the culé measure

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To the equal that in the last derbi Catalan against the Espanyol, the FC Barcelona will not allow to the fans of the Real Sociedad that purchase his entrances for the party of quarter-finals of the Glass of Rey ingresar to the Spotify Camp Nou dressing the T-shirt 'blanquiazul'. The measure has generated unrest in the Basque group and, in the previous press conference to the party, Imanol Bailiff did not doubt in criticising the decision culé.

"It is very sad. It is a penalty. I do not go me to put where do not call me, but is tristísimo that a fan can not represent to his team out of house dressed with the T-shirt", commented the Gipuzkoan technician. The Barça has implemented this and other prohibitions during the 2022/23 after the 'invasion' of inflate of the Eintracht Frankfurt in April of 2022 during the Europe League.

So much in LaLiga as in Champions, the fanatical visitors have happened rigorous controls from the summer for ingresar to the temple culé. However, in spite of this setback and of the drop of last hour of David Silva, the ones of San Sebastián arrive in his best moment of the season after a historical series of nine consecutive triumphs that ilusiona to the realistic fans.

In spite of this, Imanol has very clear that it will be a very complicated party, more considering the extensive drought of the Real against the Barcelona (his last triumph was in 2016 in Anoeta). "It is truth that carry a lot of years without winning, but also varied planting expensive... Why we do not go to win morning? The one who win raisin to semis and I face this party with the same illusion that always, although they are not Silva and (Mikel) Merino. We carry nine victories followed and want the tenth", sentenced the Basque trainer.

Imanol remembered the eliminació to the Madrid in 2020

Previous to the pandemia by the COVID-19 in 2020, the Real had given the hit in February in Glass of the King deleting to the Real Madrid in chambers in Santiago Bernabéu (3-4). In this regard, Imanol recognised the similarity with the context of the party of the Wednesday. "We go to a big field, in front of a big rival that is in a big moment. By a lot that some say that no, because it finish to win the Supercopa, and that that day had a big day, that go to need", expressed the Basque trainer.

In this sense, Bailiff admitted that it will be very complicated vulnerar to a Barça that, in League, already goleó to the Real in San Sebastián in the beginning of the season (1-4). "It is an atrocity what work without balloon. It is a team very, but that very physical, although anybody comments it. I think that this day has been the team that more has run... But the important is that we give ours better version", puntualizó.

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