The Sevilla coach showed his satisfaction after the game against United that put them in the final of the Europa League.
Julen lopetegui did not hide his joy at the press conference after the game against Manchester United which ended with a 2-1 win of Seville, that meant getting into a new final of the Europa League. The former coach of the Spanish team highlighted the work of his players against one of the largest teams in Europe.
“It was a match of resilience, of being able to compete to the limit as we have always done. Manchester United were the best team in England after the return from confinement, they have an extraordinary path ahead of them,” Lopetegui began telling the press.
“We have to be calm after the celebration, but I am happy for the boys, the fans. It is a difficult group to find and they deserved the award. We have achieved it and now to rest. When you reach a final what you want is to win it” added.
On the danger that United caused them in the first minutes of the second half, he explained: “There are few teams that have the inside game of United. In the first half we managed to control them, in the beginning of the second half we didn’t and Bono was fantastic Then it was balanced and we had options to hurt them. “
“At the end we hugged each other with joy, we know all the things that this team has gone through, including today and we have that resilience to grow in the face of intensity,” he explained about the celebrations after the final whistle.
Finally, he explained the change of Lucas Ocampos, one of his greatest figures, at the beginning of the second half: “Lucas was touched, he had problems, he made a great effort to play and we will assess tomorrow.”
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