The Copa del Rey It can have very beneficial side effects and more so in a locker room as punished as Valencia’s, agitated by the numerous disputes surrounding the club and which has found itself in a fight to try to get out of the relegation mud. Therefore, the forward Ruben Nephew He said before visiting Alcorcón this Sunday in the third round, that they must be aware that a good part of their current stability is at stake.
“Whenever you win it is a plus for the wardrobe. The victory against Yeclano made the environment happier and it was also important to add the three points against him Valladolid”Said the Ciudad Real player, who started and scored in that match last week.
In fact, Sobrino also recalled the importance it has on players who live in situations similar to his and that it has been the club’s great last joy.
“The Copa del Rey allows us to have more minutes to the players who are not playing so much. It is a very nice competition. My first year at Valencia I was lucky to win it and it was something exciting. We must pay the same attention to the Copa del Rey as to La Liga, ”he claimed.
“Being able to pass is always joy for all, for those who play more and for those who play less and so that the team can be well. We all like to win. The more games you play, the more chances you have to improve as a team. It is a very beautiful competition that must be faced 100% and with maximum concentration ”, he added.
Sobrino underlined the latter in view of the many surprises that the tournament has already relived with this new single-match format of the lower-category rival, such as Alcorcón.
“We have seen very different situations for many years in the Copa del Rey, It does not matter whether the rival is Second B or Third. The rivals are adapted to the dimensions of their fields and give their all because for many teams it is incredible to play against Valencia. The one who best competes is the one who takes the victory ”, Sobrino summed up before remembering that“ the field of AD Alcorcón is always complicated ”.
Sobrino also made reference to the unit that maintains the wardrobe and remarked that although was made especially visible with the pineapple they made at the end of the duel in Pucela, the union has always been there.
“Against Real Valladolid our union was seen more because of the pineapple that came out due to the difficulty we were having to score three points. It was seen that we were united and we must be until the last day ”, claimed Sobrino, who stressed that before“ we have been together in the face of the difficulties we have had to get the points ”.
“The fans press us, the coach squeezes us and we ourselves too. It is an accumulation of pressure that we always have there, but we must try to go out every game for the three points. If we are not all together from my experience in football, it is difficult for it to work well ”, he recalled.