Athletic faces the Cup final against Real Sociedad after having slightly lowered their performance in the last two League matches against Celta and Eibar, a circumstance that has been produced by the large number of matches played since the beginning of the year. The rojiblanco team has played an average of one game every four days since Marcelino took over the bench of San Mamés.
“It has been months of many games during the week with the Cup. The load of minutes is noticeable, I think this week of rest will be good for us to recharge batteries and disconnect,” he said Ander Capa in the telematic press conference that he has offered from the Lezama facilities.
The draws, those results that bother so much Marcelino, they are weighing down the progression in the classification and the option to fight for a European place through the regularity tournament. The Portuguese have recognized it. “We failed to get a few wins on track in a row. We need to clarify some detail both defensively and offensively, but the truth is that we have improved a lot with Marcelino”, Said the full back.
Cap He has also recognized that they have to achieve a clean sheet, one of the Asturian coach’s wishes. This way they will be able to make the goals in their favor much more profitable. “We have to manage not to concede goals. Some have been due to our mistakes. We have to clarify some things and I think we have lacked to finish off a game ”, he reiterated.