Simeone: “Soccer is fairer with VAR”
The Argentine coach addressed the media in the preview of tomorrow’s match against Real Sociedad
Diego Pablo Simeone He appeared at a press conference before the media to analyze the next meeting of his team in front of the Real society. The rojiblancos receive Imanol’s men in the Metropolitan in a key match to fight for the title.
Are you worried about the controversy of this last day ?: “There will always be controversy in a game as dynamic as soccer. We are going to worry about the Real Sociedad game. A rival with great results away from home and constant growth every year.”
Pressure on referees: “Each one has to take responsibility for things, not just the referees. I said it many times, the VAR is fairer with what happens. That it can improve, of course, but that is fairer. Sometimes it will touch you in favor and others against. “
Hands: “We are diverting the attention of the coaches in what concerns us, which is to improve our teams. Forget about the referees. The controversy will always be in football. Coaches have to worry about our own, that our team plays better. We have ninety minutes to do it and then there is a referee and a VAR. ”
Real Madrid pressure: “I think we have come from playing a great game in Barcelona and we have to keep it game by game. Maintain the Barcelona line and hopefully we can continue like this and with the confidence I have in my players.”
Can the refereeing issue affect the team ?: “I am repetitive in my opinions. I can focus on ours. Prepare to play in the best way when we play and when we play. We have all had to play every three days this season, every four, every average day … when I touch you. “
Carrasco’s position against Barcelona: “Saúl helps us a lot as a lane. In the air, second-line arrival, he is the fourth midfielder when Mario plays as a winger, he can be the third midfielder with Carrasco on the wing … And Yannick, because he’s having a fantastic year … He is a footballer with a terrible dribbling, he is fighting to improve that forcefulness to finish the enormous year he is doing even better.
What do you ask your players ?: “Go game by game. It is our essence and our strength. We aim for that.”
Giménez and Koke: “José is doing everything possible to be with the group. We need him, regardless of whether he can play or not. His presence is very important. Koke is the last player left from the first day I arrived at the club. From the first The day I saw him I knew it could be important and he knows that we are never going to give anyone anything.
Real society: “They play very well. A dynamic team, with good play. That has different ways of starting the attack. Silva brings a lot of vision of the game. Oyazarbal and Portu accompany Isak. We expect a very tough match.”