Julen Lopetegui, giving indications to the players of the Seville


Lopetegui After the defeat: "they have said Me that it could have double yellow of Messi"

Published:27/02/2021 - 22:33h

Updated:28/02/2021 - 23:55h

Julen Lopetegui, technician of the Seville, assumed that his team "was not well" and was missing him "clarity" in front of a FC Barcelona that it was very upper ""

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Julen Lopetegui reviewed the conclusions that left him the hard defeat by the day 25 of LaLiga in front of the FC Barcelona (0-2), rival to the one who will confront again in the Camp Nou next Wednesday by the commitment of turn of semifinals of the Glass of Rey, where the Andalusians dominate the global after winning to the Barcelona picture in the gone (2-0). In spite of admitting the good performance of the rival, the technician of the Seville left a criticism watched to the arbitration: "there was a possible second yellow of Messi, say me those that saw it by the TV, but I did not see it. This could have changed the party".

It was in the minute 42 when Lionel Messi received the first yellow cardboard of the team. In dispute of the spherical, the Argentinian star arrived to destiempo and touched in the ankle to Fernando Reges, by what immediately the main referee showed him the card. Scarce minutes afterwards, the captain of the team culé went back to star a moment controversial because of a fault that committed from backwards, in which it could see a manotazo in the face of the Andalusian rival. The players sevillistas demanded the second yellow, included the technician that by the same situation was admonished.

Lopetegui Recognised that his team "was surpassed by the rival" in the Sánchez Pizjúan. "We were not well. In the second part tighten a bit more but did not have clarity to put them in his area. With the party advanced assume more risks and they, with his quality, marked us the 0-2", added. Ousmane Dembélé To the minute 29 and Lionel Messi 85', went the attendants to seal the important victory for the Barcelona picture.

Likewise, the technician sevillista procured not deepening in if Ronald Koeman had won it this time in the tactical battle. "Surprised? When knowing the alignment of the Barça already knew that they went to play like this, with three backwards, but the problem was not the drawing, was ours answer. In the first part they marked in the only time that arrived and in the second was more a party of gone and turn, although to us was missing us clarity, with what could not be", signalled.

Concentrated in the turn

Finally, Lopetegui was questioned on if it thinks that Koeman will apply in the turn of semifinals of the Glass, the same recipe that gave this Saturday to try revertir the adverse result dominated by his team. "I do not know if they will go out with the same drawing in the Glass, this question is not for me, we will centre us in the ours", concluded the technician that after this defeat, will have to replantear his tactics to try sorpender to his rival and like this do with the ticket to the final of the contest.

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