Ronald Koeman attended the media to analyze the victory of the Barcelona before the Real society in the semifinals of the Spain Supercup. The Dutch coach reviewed a long-suffering victory that came from the penalty shoot-out.
The Barcelona took the lead in the first half thanks to a goal from De Jong, but Oyarzabal put the equalizer in the second act. After a very competitive extension, where the Basques even had a stick, the duel was decided in the penalty shoot-out. Here it was the azulgranas who were more successful.
«It was a great game. We have both been with great intensity. There have been occasions for everyone. We have played against a great opponent. The penalties then gave us the pass ».
The substitutes have not warmed up because he was unhappy. It was because of the cold. It has cost us from the beginning due to the high pressure of the Real. From minute 15 or 20 we have been fine.
“I have already said several times that a midfielder also has to arrive. He is on the right track.
«I had four names written on my paper and I asked who wanted to shoot the fifth and he asked. And he has done very well.
“For players who have not played semi-finals or games like these it is important, as they gain experience. Also in the penalty shootout, which helps us improve ”.
“You have to have a great goalkeeper like Ter Stegen and Riqui had the personality to shoot fifth. It is important to be in the final ”.
“I am very proud of this team with so many casualties. La Real also had its options. With Leo we have to wait to see if he is fit to play ”.
“In a short time he is improving his personality and with the ball a lot. You are on the right track and you have to go little by little. It is the future of the club. If they stay with their feet on the ground I have no doubts with him. He is showing that he has a future ”.
“It has been very intense. The two teams have increased the intensity. We have to recover. I don’t care who to play with, we want to win ”.
“He is very well physically, he showed it today. He is a player who gives us a lot for his depth ”.