Simeone Beside Ernesto Valverde


Simeone also defends and supports Ernesto Valverde

Published:11/01/2020 - 13:47h

Updated:11/01/2020 - 13:47h

Ernesto Valverde is not in a simple situation at FC Barcelona and Diego Pablo Simeone joined Zinedine Zidane to defend him after the defeat

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The past Thursday, the Athletic of Madrid turned into the hangman of the FC Barcelona in the Supercopa of Spain. The Barcelona group dominated and was upper to the picture rojiblanco during big part of the meeting, but the defensive disconnection final of the Barcelona finish with a traced back of the colchoneros, that separated to the culés of the final.

The defeat left very touched to the team and especially to Ernesto Valverde, whose continuity in the bench of the Catalan group is more questioned that never. After the defeat, a lot of players of the staff of the FC Barcelona went out in defence of the trainer extremeño and, in the previous of the final -that will contest it to him Real Madrid and Athletic- also did it the rival technicians.

"Valverde Already has showed his capacity to sustain to the club"

In this way, Diego Pablo Simeone, trainer of the rojiblancos, added to the message of Zinedine Zidane about the Txingurri to defend him in front of his delicate situation. "It deserves me all the respect, is a big trainer", ensured the Argentinian technician, adding that "it has showed his capacity to sustain the club with his work from does several years".

Words of support and affection of the trainer colchonero in press conference to his homologous in the bench culé. Besides, also it recognised that the Barça was upper to his team in the first time, although all changed in the final stretch. "In the first time were upper, but defended well. Had sustain and knew to hold. And in the second, the things were the other way around. We defended worse but attack better", commented.

For the 'Cholo', was key the second goal cancelled to the Barça. "And the second goal that cancelled him to the Barcelona created an aura in the stadium, seemed that if empatábamos would finish winning because the players lost him fear to the party. Llorente began to combine, Correa deepened more, Vitolo could drive and Joao was more comfortable", manifested.

The final against the Real Madrid

Simeone Also spoke about the final that expects him to his team against the Real Madrid, that is able to make a big football even without his stars. "It is a team that every time that plays transmits the feeling that it has to win and wins. They have come to Arabia without Bleat neither Benzema neither Hazard and does not change at all, improved through the circulation and with people of second linea", said.

The Argentinian showed optimistic and ensured that, if it sees well of spirits to his players, feels calm. "Always I create in my players. To many see them the faces and follow transmitting illusion and win to follow. My energy are my footballers: when I see them well to them do not have him fear to at all", sentenced.

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