04 March 2012
Clemente: "astounded a while Barça is not bad"
The coach of Sporting Gijón, Javier Clemente, has acknowledged that, despite losing to a Barcelona "superior" at the Camp Nou (3-1), the men have deserved a better result and therefore the effort he "knows by little "as achieving" a bit astounded Barça is not bad. "" In a normal development of the match, the team would not be angry. But having been twenty minutes that could have led us, I saw that my players at the end are down to the locker room a little tocaditos "admitted Clemente.
"Playing against Barça and have the opportunity to take something might not have become so easy," he explained. "Minute ten, with one draw and Barça least, was the game that can take you. I know little. Acknowledge the superiority of Barcelona, but I know little."
According to the coach Basque "astounded a while Barça is not bad." "I do not know if my eternal youth will go back and party at the Camp Nou," added the matter.
In this senseClemente said that "more than one would have done to be scared and have created a fear and uncertainty. Not many rivals Barça believe him dangerous to doubt the outcome." Therefore, despite reiterate the superiority "clear" of Pep Guardiola has stated that the role of his men "is the way forward" ahead of games against direct rivals.
But he denied that his approach has been stingy, "Defensive? It depends on how you look at you. We have tried to deepen Barça, who had the ball but without depth. But being tightly closed, we have sought the input between the lines. If we had played open, we had entered from all sides. "
And, in conclusion, has avoided comment on a possible unfavorable arbitration Barça, who has claimed three penalties in the visiting area and has seen their center-backc Piqué was sent off in a rigorous way to start the second half. "I have no idea whether have hurt them. Shares in that Piqué have expelled or had whistled a foul I have no idea. I look at my stuff. 'Three penalties in our area? for even is small, "he joked. (via MD)