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Lopetegui lashes out at Copa del Rey’s organizational abilities

Wednesday06 January 2021 | 9:22
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Sevilla’s boss has revealed his belief of Copa del Rey lacking organization.

Sevilla have vanquished Linares Deportivo on Tuesday with a 2-0 result; however, Julen Lopetegui is not pleased with what is happening behind the scenes as everyone is dealing with the ongoing pandemic.

Many supporters were permitted into the stadium and the players did not have enough space.

In this health emergency situation, where you have to have breakfast 200 meters from other people, suddenly you find yourself in a 30-meter locker room with 50 people,” Lopetegui said. “The truth is that it doesn’t make much sense.

Sevilla’s coach expressed his worries regarding the organizational abilities of the Copa del Rey. However, he was delighted with his side’s performance which saw them victory.

We have done a good job and played with many difficulties,” he said. “We had to play with great concentration. It’s a context where the distances are very short because the rival is so adapted to their environment.

“The Copa del Rey is a beautiful competition for everyone, with rivals who have everything to gain and nothing to lose. Facing teams like that isn’t easy, and there’s already been two teams from the Primera eliminated.”

The next two battles are of great importance for Sevilla as they are set to face Real Sociedad on Saturday and go on to lock horns with the La Liga titleholders Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.


source: SportMob
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