09/28/2021 at 8:28 PM CEST
The coach of Sevilla, Julen lopetegui, said on Tuesday that his team will face this Wednesday “a top-level rival”, Wolfsburg, “one of the best teams in Germany, which last year in their league only Bayern surpassed, and said that” they have many resources, both individual and collective. “
Lopetegui, in his appearance prior to Sevilla’s training at the Volkswagen Arena, the scene of the match, warned that the Champions League will be elucidated in “a short league, so each game is vital” and also warned that “Playing the Champions League in Germany entails an added difficulty”, especially against a “rival that forces us to function well collectively.”
The Basque coach pointed out that “the group was complicated before the first day”, when both games ended in a draw, Sevilla at home against Austrian Salzburg (1-1) and Wolfsburg in France against Lille (0- 0), “and will remain so after tomorrow.”
The Andalusian team coach added in this regard that “It’s only six games, so you have to focus on each game” without it having to affect the stumble against Salzburg, because “it is history.”
Lopetegui, asked by Moroccan striker Munir El Haddadi, who has not made his debut so far this season, said that “everyone will have their moment and he is no exception. He is working well, he will definitely help.”
He also referred to the French central Jules Koundé, who was the footballer who appeared with the coach at the press conference prior to Wednesday’s clash, and said that “the summer passed”, alluding to the possibility that he was transferred in that period. hiring.
“Autumn has arrived and I think that the Champions League is enough reason for all of us to be focused and excited about the team’s goals,” said the Gipuzkoan coach.