TER STEGEN WAS DECISIVE IN 'SEMIS'
Ter Stegen: "I did not have the penalties studied and I am very happy"
Published:14/01/2021 - 01:09h
Updated:14/01/2021 - 01:21h
Marc-André ter Stegen spoke with 'Vamos' just after putting Barça in the final of the Super Cup. The German was satisfied after stopping two penalties in the shootout and being able to play the final
Marc-André ter Stegen was the big protagonist of the semifinals between the FC Barcelona and the Real Sociedad. The German archer was sensacional all the meeting, but in the second half of the extention and in the batch of penaltis was especially grown. The one of Mönchengladbach saved to the Barça in two very clear occasions in the lengthen and stopped two launchings from the 11 metres in the batch to put to the Barcelona in the final.
After a performance portentosa worthy of the best of the world, the '1' barcelonista spoke with the microphone of 'Go' and showed his satisfaction by the victory and for having reached the first final of the season. "The truth is that I am very happy by the party. The Real Sociedad has been a very hard rival and am very happy for having won and be in the final", declared.
The germano, besides, recognised that the Real complicated a lot the life to the Barcelona in the first stretch of meeting, although it cleared that little by little his improved and began to dominate. "In the first 25 minutes tightened us very strong and did it very well. It cost us a lot go out, but little by little were found spaces and play between lines. They went tiring and could dominate more the balloon", affirmed.
Also it referred the goalkeeper to the batch of penaltis, where stopped two and could take out any more. Ter Stegen Recognised that it did not study to the throwers and explained how faced the shot of Mikel Oyarzabal, that marked him during the crash, but that failed in the batch. "It did not have them studied. It knew that Oyarzabal has a lot of experience, but at the end is a bit different. But it could have stopped some penalti more", said, with a smile.
Ter Stegen Did not want to give importance
In spite of his excellent meeting, the guardameta did not want to give importance. "Always I look for to be to 100%. It is necessary to win these parties. And very happy for being able to help to the team", aimed. The reality, in spite of his humble statements, is that the Barcelona could not have arrived to the final without him, since it saved two very clear to Januzaj in the extention and was decisive in the penaltis.
Finally, it preferred no 'wet' saying to which team prefers in the final, if to the Real Madrid or to the Athletic Club, and did not doubt of the signaling of the maximum penalty by hand of Frenkie of Jong. "I do not know if it has touched in the hand Frenkie, but there are a lot of cameras. If it is penalti, is penalti. And the rival gives me the same, gives me the same the one who touch in the final. Now it touches to recover", it concluded.