Pellegrini: “We had very clear chances to finish the game”

The Chilean coach was demanding after drawing against the Atletico Madrid

ANDxigente has shown Manuel Pellegrini in the press room after the draw of Betis before him Atletico Madrid. “Very happy with the performance of the team but not so happy with the result. We are not satisfied with the point even though we were before the leader. Although we face the Athletic we made merits to win. In the second part we had three or four very clear occasions to have settled the match. In the end they also had a couple of dangerous chances in our area, but in the second half we were vastly superior in dominance and at times. “

High competitive level

“We are a competitive team, we can beat anyone from you to you. For a long time, starting losing meant conceding two or three more goals. Last week we also deserved something more. Having played like this against a team like him Atlético reinforces the work as a team and that is what makes me most happy. “

Surprise with eleven

“It is a different drawing that we had worked on, they have very good defenders and we wanted to make them uncomfortable a little more coming from behind, like Nabil and Joaquín did. We varied the offensive scheme but not the offensive vocation. The test went well because it was a very good game. In that aspect”.

Bartra’s return and Tello’s goal

“Marc’s thing is of great merit. He hadn’t played for four months but he has also been training normally for a month and demanding himself to the fullest. I’m happy for him, he was very focused and did very well. Tello is unbalancing, he knows his ability and what we need him, it’s one more variant and I’m happy for the goal “.

Claudio Bravo

“Claudio had two very important stops at the end of the game, in the discounts, their goalkeeper also had Diego Lainez as a stop. They are goalkeepers with a career and that is supported in each of their performances.”

Betis growth

“The personality of the team leaves me very happy regardless of who we face, with our concepts, our football ideas. Against rivals with a great career, the team did not collapse, we were improving and we had very clear chances, but the important thing is that the game was being played in the Atlético de Madrid area. The team has a significant improvement that allows us to continue to be excited until the end of the championship. “

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