The coach of the Eibar, Joseph
Mendilibar, assured this Thursday that the way for his team to “gain confidence” in salvation is to obtain “a victory now”, with no other “long-term” objectives than to win on Saturday against him. I raised.
The gunsmith coach admitted, at a press conference, that he feels “concern” about this next match against Levante, against which Eibar must begin to win and take advantage of the fact that their rivals for permanence are “not” winning either.
For Mendilibar, the I raised It is a team that has a “very good forward” and scores “goals”, although its defense is not “so armed”.
“We must be strong behind and take advantage of our opportunities. They are players who tend to go up and we must take good care of our defense without oversights, with confidence in ourselves,” he explained.
Bryan Gil’s absence
The coach acknowledged that by Eibar the absence of Bryan
Gil, injured, although the winger was not going to be able to play this game due to the accumulation of cards. “Bryan is not- he said Mendilibar– and it is a prop, but we must arrive without him and play our chances “.
He also bet on “not being afraid”, despite the qualifying situation in which the Eibar are, penultimate even with the bottom Alaves.
The technician stressed that making a mistake in this situation “is dangerous” and pointed to “confidence” as a “fundamental element” to get out of this situation “gracefully”.
The gunsmith trainer considers that a victory would be necessary especially from the “mental” point of view, since it would make them aware again of what “winning” means.
“If we don’t win,” he said, “we have no choice but to be aware of what others do. I am optimistic and I think that we will have opportunities, the point is that we must hit the mark in front of the goal, something in which we also I trust “.
Mendilibar He considered it “normal” that the fans are “low in morale”, despite which he asked for their “trust and support.” “They have to realize that we have not lost our position in this category and I believe that from now on we will win, in the next game victory will come,” he concluded.