Kiko Olivas, after nine months off: ‘It’s a very happy day for me’

Real Valladolid player Kiko Olivas recognized, excited, at the end of the 2-2 against the Athletic at San Mamés it was “a very happy day” for him as he returned to the pitch after nine months out due to a serious injury.

“It is a joy to return, I really wanted after so long and the truth is that it is a happy day for me to play football again and a draw at the end helps make it a little better because it was difficult, “he said to the Movistar + microphones “I’m happy, although I would have been more happy with the three points, but the truth is that today is a special day for me,” he insisted.

The Andalusian player gave his vision of a match that he appreciated being able to tie it at the end: “We have not been able to get into the game well, they have dominated us at the beginningThey have scored that goal and have settled on the field better than us. It has cost us a lot. Then almost at the end of the first part we have found a little more rhythm and in the second everything has changed, “he explained.

“In the second half we came out with more determinationWe scored the tying goal, it was a shame that they put us in front again, but we tried until the end, we got the draw and we even had a chance to win, but hey, “he added.

Olivas even glimpsed the possibility of winning. “In the end the game has gone a bit crazy, we needed the victory but it could not be “.

And he assumed that his team has to continue fighting to avoid a decline from which he came out with this tie: “We have no other choice, we are playing a lot, we are there we have to leave everything we have in the fieldWe have to fight for every point until the last minute and today was a point on a very difficult field. “