Setién: "You are up because you are the best, but every time is more equalised"
Published:8/03/2020 - 01:36h
Updated:8/03/2020 - 01:36h
After the FC Barcelona-Real Sociedad of this Saturday in the Camp Nou, Quique Setién analysed the match in press conference and also other questions of the Barcelona actuality
Minutes after the triumph harvested by the Barça in front of the Real Sociedad (1-0), Quique Setién reflexionó in press conference about the keys of the victory and, besides, spoke individually of some of the players that participated in the party. In general lines, could say that the Cantabrian technician left happy with the seen in the Camp Nou. "We knew that it went to be difficult. It is an intense and extraordinary rival, that does a lot of things well, very intense and with players very good. It was a tremendously complicated party".
Setién Recognised that to the Barça cost him go out with the balloon played from backwards. "It cost us surpass the pressure and when we did it created them danger. We have lost afterwards something of faith in front of a very calm team that has unfit us a bit, because I Hammered was touched of the neck and Busquets and Braithwaite very tired. I am very happy for winning. This allows us be calmer".
"The Real Sociedad has to three four players that could play perfectly in the Barcelona"
It does not believe the trainer culé that the Barça limit so only to survive, but it valued the quality of the rival. "At all, I see to the team quite well. We have played against a team that won in the Bernabéu 2-4 with clarity. We depend of the tarpaulin, but in a lot of phases of the game are upper to the rivals". Had words of praise for the performance of Braithwaite, very intense. "It began very well. It has gone out two or thrice to the space and was a threat. Afterwards it has been also safe and has helped us a lot. It finish tired because it has demanded a lot".
And it does not understand the criticisms that is receiving lately Frenkie of Jong, further that there are things to improve. "I see him well. All can do it better. It gives us a lot. I repeat that the rival that was in front did not give eases". In spite of the defeat of the past weekend in Santiago Bernabéu, Setién thinks that the Barcelona keeps in the correct line. "Yes, they are series. In the Bernabéu created seven occasions and today also and only have marked one. The important is to generate the occasions".
Praises for Gerard Hammered and the Real Sociedad
It went back to pronounce praises to the players of the Real Sociedad. "You finish being up because you are better, but every time is more equalised. The Real has to three four players that could play perfectly in the Barcelona", commented the Cantabrian technician, elogiando besides to Gerard Hammered by his big performance. "It has done again an extraordinary party like the past week. So much with balloon as without balloon. Even speaking".
Finally, they asked after him the curious strategy that employed the Real Sociedad, almost without barrier, in front of a fault launched by Leo Messi. "It comports a risk like everything. Because the goalkeeper the same the people covers him the ball. But it is well", it recognised Setién. After the victory of this Saturday, the Barça will be very attentive to what do the Real Madrid this Sunday in front of the Real Betis in Benito Villamarín.