Girona, the humble team of Catalonia, surprised them Athletic de Madrid, Trained by the Argentine Diego Simone, By eliminating it in the second round of them Copa del queue Still typing 3-3 at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium and claiming the most goals as a guest after a 1-1 match at home. And despite the fact that two days have passed since this surprising result, the "Cholo" Do not forget this difficult elimination.
"I always think that goals are in the advantage of the competitor and the errors of the team, but still lose the ball we are well positioned and it was the rival that generated the two chances that generated goals. The second half of the team has begun to grow, recovering many balls in the field, which has always made us better, and we will always seek to improve. It is clear that being out of the cup is not right. It hurts, but it gives us the strength to prepare better for that"He analyzes.
"The other day you asked me what I asked of the kings, patience and energy. I'm good and calm. This is a long time, you have to wait while sitting and & # 39;"The" Cholo "added to the press conference before the meeting, which will be the all-inclusive The Saturday at 14.30 against Huesca for the Spanish League.
About the difficulty of this home championship game, the 48-year-old coach analyzes: "There is a solid match with the circumstances surrounding the game and the needs of the rival." There is a lot of competition in La Liga. They have the capabilities and compete well with the huesca with the change of coach has grown a lot in a competitive level. So I can not imagine another scenario, which is not difficult"
"We have confidence in the boys from the stones that will come tomorrow, we have the possibility of many precison games and they already know what it is to compete with the first team and if they are here because they can play. Because they are prepared, I am convinced that they will do it very well, "Simone said about the changes that the Madrid side will face to get back from the tough defeat in the Copa del Rank.