Ernesto Valverde, in a press conference


Valverde: "When you play this type of game, everything is equalized"

Published:17/12/2019 - 18:05h

Updated:17/12/2019 - 18:05h

Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media in the usual press conference before the matches to analyze the Classic this Wednesday

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This Wednesday 18 December to the 20:00 hours -time peninsular Spanish- the world of the football will put all his looks in Barcelona and, more specifically, in a Camp Nou that it will be stage of the first Classical of the present season. Ernesto Valverde appeared in front of the media to analyse the clash against the Real Madrid.

The technician extremeño thinks that the fact that there is so much equality in the table does not change the script of the party. "Still we are in the first turn. To any one would like him go by in front after the party but still would remain a lot of League. We are very equalised in all the senses. In this there is some difference with the last years when we have played here. But when you play these parties all equalises ", admitted.

The Txingurri, on the other hand, does not think that the drop of Eden Hazard go to condition his idea of party. "We have to look for our form to play independently of them. Have quite a lot of variables and do not know what will put morning. It can play it Bleat or Isco, Rodrygo or Vinícius, can play with four means... We have to adjust us to each script but mainly in us", aimed.

"Have a day more than rest is a small advantage"

This yes, the trainer of the FC Barcelona has clear that Karim Benzema is in a big state of form and that achieve avoid that the French forward was comfortable can be key in the party. "It is doing goals and a big season. Always it has occasions. It is fundamental to have him controlled", said on the Frenchman, that already carries 12 goals in LaLiga.

Valverde Recognised that have a day more than rest can be an advantage, but that at the end the motivation finish being more important that this extra day that have the culés. "It influences to have a day more, is a small advantage. As it was programmed the previous party those that had less time were we. But the motivation and the preparation for these parties surpasses everything", affirmed.

On the other hand, it remembered that the Real Madrid​ accustoms to pose well the parties in the Camp Nou, even better that in the Classical of Santiago Bernabéu. "Especially out of house, home has cost us more. Aqui The Real Madrid is used to to play well, is used to to face the parties with a lot of intensity and is the Madrid that expect", commented.

The postponement of the Classical

Ernesto Valverde does not fear at all by the dispute of the Classical. "I do not fear at all with regard to this for the party of morning. The people can express whenever there is respect for all. The football has to join to all, not separating", affirmed, adding that "in that moment thought that the best was to play, the same that tomorrow. We go to play without problem, am convinced".

Besides, it left clear that the fact that the Barça have decided to concentrate in the hotel does not go to affect in at all. "It is a small change, but no significant. It is not any problem for us", ensured, adding that "we are centred in what it touches us, do not think in another thing".

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