The technician of the Basque group defends the options of "the lions"

Valverde: "The Barça is favourite, but the final is to a party"

Valverde: "The Barça is favourite, but the final is to a party"

Published:5/03/2015 - 14:42h


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The trainer of the Athletic of Bilbao, Ernesto Valverde, ensured in press conference after the classification of his team for the final of Glass of the King against the FC Barcelona that, in spite of that the Barcelona are favourite, the Basque group also has options
In just carry# out statements after the victory achieved against the Espanyol in Cornellà-The Prat and that the Athletic of Bilbao have classified for the final of Glass of Rey, Ernesto Valverde left clear that, in spite of that the FC Barcelona is the clear favourite to win the tournament, the Basque group no will put it to him neither much less easy. 

"It will be my first final with the Athletic and does me a lot of illusion. They are the favourites, but for us is the only opportunity and by few options that have will struggle by them. At the end it is only a party", signalled the technician of the "lions". Valverde, besides, commented that "sure that go to movilizar more people that the Barcelona. Play a final is extraordinary". 

And in relation to the classification achieved against the Espanyol, could not more than elogiar the collective work of his men. "From the first minute have gone to by them and afterwards with the second goal have had it easier. We have been able to mark more goals since we have enjoyed of occasions. We have been stronger that they, since we knew what played us. We have not given them any possibility".

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