Before Sunday’s clash against Real Madrid, Sevilla’s coach met with the press. Journalists asked him questions about Real Madrid, title hopes and many more.
Few words about Zinedine Zidane
Journalists asked him about Zidane and his last results. Lopetegui said that none can doubt French coach. Spanish coach said that results and achieved titles speak for Zidane and it’s obvious that he is a perfect coach of Real Madrid. At the same time, Zidane is the leader and has a champion mentality which is very important for a team like Real Madrid. Julen Lopetegui said that the game on Sunday night will be tough for both clubs.
Playing in Madrid
Julen Lopetegui said that he is not nervous and his players know that they have to put 100% on the pitch in Madrid. Lopetegui said that Sevilla has a very good year and they are improving after every game. Journalists asked him about the last defeat at home stadium against Athletic Bilbao. Julen said that everything happens in football and that’s’ why it’s so interesting. The championship hopes are still in the game and they can fight until the end of the road. Julen Lopetegui said that the game against Real Madrid will be tough, intense and very fast. Both teams are good in the defensive line and one goal could make a big difference. Only four games left in La Liga and Sevilla wants to win all of them.
Winning mentality in Sevilla
Lopetegui said that there is a winning mentality in the dressing room. Everyone feels close to each other and they know how to handle the tough situation. Julen noted that everyone knows how to fight for lost positions on the pitch and help teammates in need. The game against Real Madrid will be played on Sunday night in Madrid. Both teams have chances for La Liga and getting three points would be the ultimate goal of each team.